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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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Median household income
Local
$37,583
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Conover demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Dale Jarrett, race car driver
Historic sites and museums: Firefighters Museum of Catawba County

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Conover demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Catawba County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28610 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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18% of Conover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Conover include Bolick Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Conover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $414.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $914.


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Libraries in Conover include Conover Express Branch Library ... View libraries

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Catawba County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Conover political report.

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The average commute time for Conover workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Conover include Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Ramada Inn.

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