Perquimans County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Perquimans County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2020, 13,005 people lived there.[2] Its county seat is Hertford.[3]

Perquimans County
Perquimans County Courthouse in Hertford
Perquimans County Courthouse in Hertford
Map of North Carolina highlighting Perquimans 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°10′51″N 76°24′12″W / 36.180897°N 76.403244°W / 36.180897; -76.403244
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forYeopim word meaning “The land of beautiful women”[1]
Largest communityHertford
 • Total328.93 sq mi (851.9 km2)
 • Land247.17 sq mi (640.2 km2)
 • Water81.76 sq mi (211.8 km2)  24.86%
 • Total13,005
 • Density52.62/sq mi (20.32/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district1st

References change

  1. "Perquimans County, North Carolina". Retrieved August 30, 2022.
  2. "QuickFacts: Perquimans County, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.