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Person County, North Carolina

Person County North Carolina
US county information
NamePerson County
StateNorth Carolina
US Area
Total Area404 sq mi (1046.4 km2)
Land Area392 sq mi (1015.3 km2)
Water Area12 sq mi (31.1 km2)
Population39464 (2010)
Density260/km2 (673.4/sq mi)

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Person County is a county located in the Piedmont region in north-central North Carolina in the United States. It is part of the Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area. The population was 39,464 at the 2010 census.

The county seat is Roxboro. The Hyco Lake area and southern portion of the county are the fastest growing with new businesses and subdivisions.

Roxboro is the only incorporated municipality in the county. There are nine townships, many with community centers or postal offices. The city of Roxboro was chartered January 9, 1855.

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