Halifax County, North Carolina

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Halifax County
Halifax County Courthouse (North Carolina)
Map of North Carolina highlighting Halifax County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°16′N 77°40′W / 36.26°N 77.66°W / 36.26; -77.66
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1758
Named forGeorge Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax
SeatHalifax
Largest cityRoanoke Rapids
Area
 • Total731 sq mi (1,890 km2)
 • Land724 sq mi (1,880 km2)
 • Water7.1 sq mi (18 km2)  1.0%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
50,574
 • Density76/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.halifaxnc.com

Halifax County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,691.[1] Its county seat is Halifax.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.