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Time Zone: Bertie County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Bertie County was founded in 1722 and was created by taking area from ChowanCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bertie had a population of 19,345 people. This is a decrease of 2.16% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,773 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bertie represented 0.25% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 80th most populous county (out of 100 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201021,282+7.63%+10.01% since 2009
200919,345-2.16%-0.62% since 2008
200019,773The Last Census

More information can be found on the Bertie County Census Page for Bertie County.


Below are some of the communities located in Bertie County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Bertie County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Windsor   3,0282,28332.63% increase  
Aulander   8368885.86% decrease  
Lewiston Woodville   5616138.48% decrease  
Roxobel   2402638.75% decrease  
Powellsville   2342599.65% decrease  

Websites for Bertie County

Official Website:   www.co.bertie.nc.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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