Person County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Person County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 39,464 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Roxboro.[2]

Person County
Person County Courthouse in Roxboro
Person County Courthouse in Roxboro
Map of North Carolina highlighting Person 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°23′N 78°59′W / 36.39°N 78.98°W / 36.39; -78.98
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forThomas Person
Largest cityRoxboro
 • Total404 sq mi (1,050 km2)
 • Land392 sq mi (1,020 km2)
 • Water12 sq mi (30 km2)  2.9%
 • Estimate 
 • Density101/sq mi (39/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th

References change

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.