Gates County, North Carolina
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|Gates County, North Carolina|
Location within North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
|Named for||General Horatio Gates|
|• Total||346 sq mi (896 km2)|
|• Land||340 sq mi (881 km2)|
|• Water||5.2 sq mi (13 km2), 1.5%|
|• Density||36/sq mi (14/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC−5/−4|
|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.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. 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." Retrieved March 16, 2013.