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May 3rd, 2015:

Hertford County, North Carolina County of the Week

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North Carolina County of the Week, May 3-9

Want to learn about North Carolina’s counties? Join us for a tour of Hertford County, this week’s North Carolina County of the Week!  In the northeastern corner of the state sitting on the boarder with Virginia,  Hertford County formed in 1759 from Bertie, Chowan, and Northampton Counties. And the county took its name from Francis Seymour Conway, Earl and later Marquis of Hertford.

Map of North Carolina with Hertford County hi-lited in green.

Map of North Carolina with Hertford County hi-lited in green.

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