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
Location within North Carolina
Location within North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1739
Named forChowanoc Indian Tribe
SeatEdenton
Largest townEdenton
Area
 • Total233 sq mi (603 km2)
 • Land172 sq mi (445 km2)
 • Water61 sq mi (158 km2), 26%
Population
 • (2010)14,793
 • Density86/sq mi (33/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.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]