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Pittsboro is a town in Chatham County, in the Durham metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for William Pitt, British statesman
The latitude of Pittsboro is 35.72N. The longitude is -79.177W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 394 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,379.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pittsboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chatham County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27312 ZIP code.
11% of Pittsboro residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pittsboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pittsboro was $16,863, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Pittsboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Pittsboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $447. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $914.
Libraries in Pittsboro include Pittsboro Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Pittsboro include Chatham Journal
Chatham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pittsboro political report.
The average commute time for Pittsboro workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Pittsboro include Fearrington House.
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