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Welcome to Edenton ...
Edenton was established in 1722.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Edenton has a population of 4,609 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Edenton is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Edenton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Edenton is within the (252) area code.
Websites for Edenton ...
Official Website: www.townofedenton.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edenton had an population of 4,609 people. This is a decrease of 7.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Edenton had a population of 5,004 people (which is 33.83% of the total population of Chowan County). This makes Edenton the county's most populous community.
The population of Edenton represents 0.05% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,004 people, the population of Edenton decreased 7.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,394 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Edenton.
Communities Also Named Edenton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Edenton - they are located in Kentucky, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Edenton.
Communities near Edenton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Edenton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Edenton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Edenton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Edenton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Edenton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edenton. Our list includes 30 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Edenton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edenton ...
Looking for more information about Edenton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Edenton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Edenton.
Adding Edenton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Edenton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Edenton was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Edenton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Edenton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Edenton: www.townofedenton.com/
The official website for Chowan County: www.chowancounty-nc.gov/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023