Infrastructure

 

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Government  

Hertford County County Commissioners and County Manager
Ahoskie Town Council and Town Manager
Murfreesboro Town Council and Town Administrator
Winton Town Council and Town Administrator
Harrellsville Town Council and Mayor
Como Town Council and Mayor
Cofield Town Council and Mayor

 

Protective Services   

State Highway Patrol Personnel 18 Full-time
Sheriff Department Personnel 14 Full-time
Police Department Personnel 26 Full-time
Fire Department Personnel 5 Full-time
Volunteer Fire Departments 180 Volunteers

 

Communications  

Newspapers The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, The Virginian-Pilot The News And Observer
Radio Stations WRCS and WYCM (AM); WQDK and WBCG (FM)
Television Satellite Serving Area Dish Network and DirecTV
Cable Service Time Warner
Telephone Service CenturyLink
U.S. Postal Service Ahoskie, Murfreesboro, Winton, Harrellsville, Como, Cofield

 

Utilities  

Electricity Dominion North Carolina Power Roanoke Electric Membership Corporation
Fuel Oil 5 Dealers
LP Gas 6 Dealers
Coal 1 Dealer
Natural Gas North Carolina Natural Gas
Water: Town of Ahoskie 1,900,000 GPD - Maximum Daily Capacity 632,000 GPD - Peak Load 925,000 Gal - Storage Capacity
  Town of Murfreesboro
2,190,000 GPD - Maximum Daily Capacity 607,000 GPD - Peak Load 575,000 Gal - Storage Capacity
  Town of Winton 500,000 GPD - Maximum Daily Capacity 201,300 GPD - Peak Load 200,000 Gal - Storage Capacity
  Town of Harrellsville
31,000 GPD - Maximum Daily Capacity 18,300 GPD - Peak Load 2,000 Gal - Storage Capacity
  Hertford County Rural Water Districts 1,500,000 GPD - Maximum Daily Capacity 820,000 GPD - Peak Load 1,000,000 GPD - Storage Capacity
Sewer: Town of Ahoskie 1,300,000 GPD - Capacity
  Town of Murfreesboro 649,610 GPD - Capacity
  Town of Winton 585,000 GPD - Capacity
*Additional information available upon request.

 

Transportation
  
 

Major Highways U.S. Route 13 - North and South  
  U.S. Route 158 - East and West  
  U.S. Route 258 - North and South  
  N.C. Route 11 - North and South  
  N.C. Route 42 - East and West  
  N.C. Route 45 - North and South  
Railroad North Carolina & Virginia Railroad Co. (RailAmerica) train

Freight Carriers (Terminals within 70 miles)

Boyd Brothers, Builders Transport, Carolina Freight Carriers, Consolidated Freightways, Estes Express Lines, Overnight, Tennessee Steel Haulers, Thurston Motor Lines, Wilson Trucking, Yellow Freight System, Bulldog, J. F. Hunt, National Freight, Synder, Southeastern Freightlines

Air Express Federal Express, United Parcel Service  

 

Air

 

Tri-County Airport, Norfolk International Airport

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Ocean Port Hampton Roads Ports - Norfolk, Virginia  
Bus

Choanoke Public Transportation Authority, Greyhound Bus, Trailways Bus

 

 

 
Taxes  
 
 
State Tax Rates  
Corporate Income 6%
Retail Sales 7.0%
Individual Income 5%

 

Local Tax Rates

 
Real Estate, Personal Property, Machine & Tools
Hertford County $0.84/$100
Ahoskie $0.76/$100
Cofield $0.45/$100
Como $0.30/$100
Harrellsville $0.35/$100
Murfreesboro $0.66/$100
Winton $0.65/$100
The latest tax re-evaluation took place in 2010