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Jamestown is a town in Guilford County, in the Greensboro-High Point metro area.

The community was named for James Mendenhall, settler. The Mendenhall Plantation was a stop on the Underground Railroad.

The latitude of Jamestown is 35.994N. The longitude is -79.935W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,041.


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Median household income
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$57,331
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jamestown demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Pep Young, baseball player
Historic sites and museums: McCulloch Gold Mill
Colleges and universities: Guilford Technical Community College

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16% of Jamestown residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamestown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamestown was $29,689, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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49% of Jamestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Jamestown include Jamestown Historic District, Oakdale Cotton Mill Village ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Jamestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $515.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,336.


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Newspapers in Jamestown include Jamestown News

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Guilford County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jamestown political report.

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The average commute time for Jamestown workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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