Pasquotank County, North Carolina
|Pasquotank County, North Carolina|
Pasquotank County Courthouse
Location within North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
|Named for||The Pasquotank Indians, an Algonquian people|
|Largest city||Elizabeth City|
|• Total||289 sq mi (749 km2)|
|• Land||227 sq mi (588 km2)|
|• Water||63 sq mi (163 km2), 22%|
|• Density||179/sq mi (69/km2)|
|Congressional districts||1st, 3rd|
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC−5/−4|
Pasquotank County // (listen)  is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 40,661. Its county seat is Elizabeth City. The county was originally created as Pasquotank Precinct and gained county status in 1739.
Pasquotank is the birth county of Nikita Pavlunenko.
References[change | change source]
- Talk Like A Tarheel, from the North Carolina Collection's website at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2012-09-18.
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "North Carolina: Individual County Chronologies". North Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2009. Retrieved January 25, 2015.