Chowan County, North Carolina

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Chowan County, North Carolina
Chowan County Courthouse, East King Street, Edenton (Chowan County, North Carolina).jpg
Chowan County Courthouse, Edenton
Map of North Carolina highlighting Chowan County
Location in the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
Founded 1739
Named for Chowanoc Indian Tribe
Seat Edenton
Largest town Edenton
Area
 • Total 233 sq mi (603 km2)
 • Land 172 sq mi (445 km2)
 • Water 61 sq mi (158 km2), 26%
Population
 • (2010) 14,793
 • Density 86/sq mi (33/km2)
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website www.chowancounty-nc.gov

Chowan County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 14,526 people lived there. Its county seat is Edenton.

Law and government[change | change source]

Chowan County is part of the local Albemarle Commission council of government.

Connected counties[change | change source]

The counties are connected to Chowan County:

Cities and towns[change | change source]

These cities and towns are in Chowan County:

Other websites[change | change source]