Gates County, North Carolina Basics:

Gates County North Carolina - Government Site

Population: 11,894
Area: 340 square miles
County seat: Gatesville
Area code(s) in use: 252
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 82.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
Median household income: $45,136
Persons in poverty: 18.2%
Home ownership rate: 81.1%
Mean travel time to work: 38.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Camden  Chowan  City of Suffolk (VA)  Hertford  Pasquotank  Perquimans  Southampton (VA)  

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Map of the Gates County area

Our detail map of Gates County shows the Gates County, North Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Gates County, North Carolina

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Jiles Field Airport

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Sand Banks

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Eure Volunteer Fire Department, Gates County Rescue Squad, Gates County Sheriff's Office, Gates Volunteer Fire Department, Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department, Hobbsville Volunteer Fire Department, Sunbury Volunteer Fire Department

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County Line Ditch, Folly Ditch, Weyerhaeuser Ditch

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Flax Island, Horn Point

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Askew Cemetery, Jones Cemetery, Mathias Cemetery, Riddick Cemetery, Winslow Cemetery

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Sunbury Census Designated Place

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Long Reach

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Ballards Grove Church, Cool Spring Church, Ebenezer Gospel Church, Eure Church, Eureka Church, Fletchers Chapel, Gods Healing Cathedral, Harrell Church, Kittrells Church, Lebanon Grove Church, Middle Swamp Church, New Hope Church, New Middle Swamp Church, New Pine Grove Church, Oak Grove Church, Parker Church, Piney Wood Chapel, Red Oak Grove Church, Saint Johns Zion Church, Sandy Cross Baptist Church, Sarem Grove Church, Savages Church, Stony Branch Church, Sycamore Hill Church, Union Branch Church, Walton Grove Church, Zion Church, Zion Church

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Spikes Creek

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Fort Island, Hermit Island, Landing Ridge, Ure Island

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Barfield Ferry (historical), Bond Landing, Brittles Ferry (historical), Cady Landing, Crossville (historical), Dowry Landing, Farm Fresh Shopping Center, Gatlington Landing, Hayes Landing (historical), Hurdle Landing, Macks Wharf, Manning Ferry (historical), Merchants Mill (historical), Oldtown Landing, Roberts Landing, Sandy Field Landing, Vivian

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Merchants Millpond State Park

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Acorn Hill, Ballard Crossroads, Beckford Junction, Buckland, Carter, Corapeake, Dort, Drum Hill, Eason Crossroads, Eleanors Crossroads, Eure, Flat Branch, Folly Fork, Gates, Gatesville, Greens Fork, Hazelton, Hobbsville, Hoflers Fork, Holly Grove, Joppa, Kellogs Fork, Keys Crossroads, Mintonsville, Mitchells Fork, Muddy Cross, Old Chapel Crossroads, Parkers Fork, Pipkin Place, Powell Crossroads, Rays Beach, Reynoldson, Riddick Crossroads, Roduco, Sandy Cross, Sarem, Savage, Savages Crossroads, Selwin, Silver Springs, Storys, Sumnersville (historical), Sunbury, Tarheel, Topsy, Trotville, Walton Crossroads, Wardville, White Oak, Wiggins Crossroads, Willeyton, Wyanoke

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Eure Post Office, Gatesville Post Office, Sunbury Post Office

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Hunters Millpond, Jones Millpond, Lillys Millpond, Merchants Millpond, Taylor Millpond

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Chestnut Ridge

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Buckland School, Central Junior High School, Gates County High School, Gatesville Elementary School, Pierce School, Sandy Hill School, Sunbury Elementary School, T S Cooper Elementary School

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Adams Swamp, Barnes Creek, Beasley Branch, Beaverdam Creek, Beef Creek, Bennetts Creek, Buckhorn Creek, Buckland Mill Branch, Catherine Creek, Cole Creek, Corapeake Swamp, Cypress Swamp, Duke Swamp, Flat Branch, Folly Swamp, Goodman Swamp, Goose Creek, Gum Branch, Hackley Swamp, Harrell Swamp, Island Creek, Jady Branch, Jernigan Branch, Licking Branch, Middle Swamp, Mud Creek, Raynor Swamp, Sarem Creek, Somerton Creek, Spices Creek, Taylor Swamp, Trotman Creek, Warwick Creek

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Acorn Hill Millpond, Big Branch, Black Mingle Pocosin, Bob Jones Swamp, Goodman Swamp, Hall Pocosin, Honey Pot Swamp, Horsepen Pocosin, Jones Swamps, Lassiter Swamp, Middle Swamp, Run of Swamp, Whiteoak Pocosin

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Chesapeake Lookout Tower,

Gates County, North Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteGates County White population 7,6007,600  
BlackGates County Black population 3,9733,972
MixedGates County Mixed population 226225
American IndianGates County American Indian population 5959
AsianGates County Asian population 2423
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderGates County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 1211

Additional population tables :
State population table
North Carolina population by county