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Welcome to Hertford ...

The coastal town of Hertford is located in Perquimans County<1> and is the County Seat for Perquimans County.

The location of Hertford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Hertford: HERT-furd<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hertford has a population of 2,113 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hertford.

Hertford is near sea level<5>.

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

The area code for Hertford: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hertford had an population of 2,113 people. This is a decrease of 1.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hertford had a population of 2,143 people (which is 15.93% of the total population of Perquimans County). This makes Hertford the county's most populous community.

The population of Hertford represents 0.02% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 238th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,143 people, the population of Hertford increased 3.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,070 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hertford.

Adding Hertford to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Hertford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Hertford elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hertford on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Hertford ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hertford.

  • Elizabeth City [Pasquotank County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth City
    • Elizabeth City [Pasquotank County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Hertford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,751 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabeth City<7>
  • Edenton [Chowan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edenton
    • Edenton [Chowan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Hertford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,614 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edenton<7>
  • Colerain [Bertie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colerain
    • Colerain [Bertie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Hertford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 178 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colerain
  • Harrellsville [Hertford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrellsville
    • Harrellsville [Hertford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Hertford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 98 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrellsville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yeopim Station [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeopim Station
      • Yeopim Station [Perquimans County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Hertford
      • Yeopim Station has also been known as:
      • Yeopim
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeopim Station
    • Bethel [Perquimans County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
      • Bethel [Perquimans County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Hertford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Belvidere [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvidere
      • Belvidere [Perquimans County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Hertford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvidere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<7>
    • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Harbor
      • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Hertford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snug Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snug Harbor
    • Center Hill [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Hill
      • Center Hill [Chowan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Hertford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Hill
    • Snow Hill [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Perquimans County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Hertford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill

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 Hertford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hertford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hertford. 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 Hertford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hertford. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hertford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hertford ...

Looking for more information about Hertford? 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 Hertford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hertford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Perquimans County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hertford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Perquimans County: www.co.perquimans.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Perquimans, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hertford. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hertford.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hertford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hertford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hertford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hertford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hertford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1820, Longitude: -76.4690       In this case, the coordinates for Hertford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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