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

The community of Hertford is the Seat for Perquimans County.

Perquimans County was founded in 1668 and was created by taking area from County.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Perquimans had a population of 12,734 people. This is an increase of 12.02% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,368 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Perquimans represented 0.14% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 92nd 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
201013,453+18.34%+5.65% since 2009
200912,734+12.02%-0.3% since 2008
200812,772+12.35%+2.62% since 2007
200011,368The Last Census

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


Websites for Perquimans County

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

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<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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