Tyrrell County, North Carolina
|Tyrrell County, North Carolina|
The Tyrrell County Courthouse in Columbia
Location within North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Sir John Tyrrell|
|• Total||594 sq mi (1,538 km2)|
|• Land||389 sq mi (1,008 km2)|
|• Water||205 sq mi (531 km2), 35%|
|• Density||11/sq mi (4/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC−5/−4|
Tyrrell County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,407 making it the least populous county in the state. Its county seat is Columbia. The county was created in 1729 as Tyrrell Precinct and gained county status in 1739.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 30, 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.