Pasquotank County, North Carolina
county in North Carolina, United States
Pasquotank County /ˈpæskwətænk/ (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.
|Coordinates: 36°16′N 76°16′W / 36.26°N 76.26°W|
|Named for||The Pasquotank Indians, an Algonquian people|
|Largest city||Elizabeth City|
|• Total||289 sq mi (750 km2)|
|• Land||227 sq mi (590 km2)|
|• Water||63 sq mi (160 km2) 22%%|
|• Density||179/sq mi (69/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Congressional districts||1st, 3rd|
Pasquotank County is part of the Elizabeth City, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC Combined Statistical Area.
Pasquotank is the birth county of Nikita Pavlunenko.
- ↑ Talk Like A Tarheel Archived 2013-06-22 at the Wayback Machine, 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. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. 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. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2015.