Gates County , North Carolina

Gates County: County in North Carolina, United States

Gates County locator map
Location of Gates County on North Carolina map.

About

Gates County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,197 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gatesville. The county was created 242 years ago in 1778.

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Merchants Millpond SP NC 5581
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Geography

Gates County is located at 36°26'42"N 76°42'2"W (36.4448900, -76.7004900). It has 7 neighbors: Camden County, Chowan County, Hertford County, Pasquotank County, Perquimans County, Southampton County and Suffolk.

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Gates County Quick Facts

Population : 11,464 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 895 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.5%
Land as percent of area : 98.5%
Named for : Horatio Gates
Capital : Gatesville
Establishment : January 01, 1779
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:38:18 (21st September 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.39% (2010-2020)

Gates County has 7 neighbours.

  • Gatesville

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Gates County decreased by 6.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,197 - census
2011 12,043 -1.28% estimation process
2012 11,890 -1.29% estimation process
2013 11,703 -1.6% estimation process
2014 11,633 -0.6% estimation process
2015 11,531 -0.88% estimation process
2016 11,569 0.33% estimation process
2017 11,514 -0.48% estimation process
2018 11,563 0.42% estimation process
2019 11,562 -0.01% estimation process
2020 11,464 -0.85% estimation process

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People born in Gates County (8)

People born in Gates County, including Confederate Army general Laurence S. Baker, bishop Costen Jordan Harrell, political scientist Floyd Millard Riddick, you can see a list of people who born in Gates County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Gates County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gates County.

City Name Population Title
Gatesville 290 Township in Gates County, North Carolina

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Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
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West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
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Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States