Gates County, North Carolina
|Coordinates: 36°26′N 76°42′W / 36.44°N 76.7°W|
|Named for||General Horatio Gates|
|• Total||346 sq mi (900 km2)|
|• Land||340 sq mi (900 km2)|
|• Water||5.2 sq mi (13 km2) 1.5%%|
|• Density||36/sq mi (14/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Website||Gates County, North Carolina|
Gates County is a small, rural county located in the northeast portion of the U.S. state of North Carolina, on the border with Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,197. Its county seat is Gatesville.
Gates County is included in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is part of the Albemarle Sound area of the Inner Banks.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved October 19, 2013.
- ↑ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- ↑ "Hampton Roads loses Surry Co., gains Gates Co., N.C." Archived from the original on March 18, 2013. Retrieved March 16, 2013.