Chowan County, NC

Evolution of Boundaries - With Known Towns & Villages

Chowan County decreased in size in 1722 when Bertie County was created; in 1729 when Tyrrell County was created; and again in 1779 when Gates County was created.

Its population grew from 5,011 in 1790 to 14,793 in 2010.

Click on the maps below to peruse the known towns and villages that came and went over the past three and a half centuries or so- a few cannot be located since they do not show up on available maps of NC.

1668-1722

1723-1729

1730-1779

1780-1790

1791-1800

1801-1810

1811-1820

1821-1830

1831-1840

1841-1850

1851-1860

1861-1870

1871-1880

1881-1890

1891-1900

1901-1910

1911-1920

1921-1930

1931-1940

1941-1950

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1951-1960

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1961-1970

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