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Conover is a city in Catawba County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.
The community was named for Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor
The latitude of Conover is 35.706N. The longitude is -81.218W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,060 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,772.
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22% of Conover residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Conover ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Conover was $19,985, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Conover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Conover include Bolick Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Conover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $414. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $914.
Libraries in Conover include Conover Express Branch Library ... View libraries
Catawba County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Conover political report.
The average commute time for Conover workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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