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Hertford is a town in Perquimans County, in the Elizabeth City metro area.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for Hertford, England; another says it was named for the Marquis of Hertford
The latitude of Hertford is 36.19N. The longitude is -76.466W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,070.
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2% of Hertford residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hertford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hertford was $13,502, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Hertford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Hertford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $921.
Libraries in Hertford include Perquimans County Library ... View libraries
Perquimans County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hertford political report.
The average commute time for Hertford workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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