Profile for Frying Pan, North Carolina, NC
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Frying Pan is in Tyrrell County.
The community was named for the unusually shaped bay off the Alligator River
The latitude of Frying Pan is 35.802N. The longitude is -76.103W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.
Farmers in the region once used a process called "swamp busting" to drain land for farming. The practice is now prohibited
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Tyrrell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Frying Pan political report.
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