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Halifax is a town in Halifax County, in the Roanoke Rapids metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for George Montagu, Earl of Halifax.
The latitude of Halifax is 36.328N. The longitude is -77.589W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 326.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Halifax demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Halifax 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 27839 ZIP code.
13% of Halifax residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Halifax ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Halifax was $14,041, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Halifax residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Halifax include Halifax Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Halifax, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $620.
Libraries in Halifax include Halifax County Library ... View libraries
Halifax County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Halifax political report.
The average commute time for Halifax workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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