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Edenton is a town in Chowan County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Charles Eden, colonial governor.
The latitude of Edenton is 36.044N. The longitude is -76.613W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,981.
Busy port until the Dismal Swamp Canal opened in 1830. The pirate Blackbeard made frequent stops here
Local women gathered in 1774 and pledged to boycott tea and other British goods
Sections below provide additional information and links about Edenton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chowan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27932 ZIP code.
5% of Edenton residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Edenton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Edenton was $13,264, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Edenton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Edenton include Edenton Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Edenton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.
Libraries in Edenton include Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library ... View libraries
Chowan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Edenton political report.
The average commute time for Edenton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Edenton include Super 8.
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