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Bertie County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 21,282.Its county seat is Windsor. The county was created in 1722 as Bertie Precinct and gained county status in 1739.
It was named in honor of James Bertie, a Lords Proprietor.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Bertie was formed in 1722 from Chowan. It was named in honor of James Bertie, a Lords Proprietor. It is in the northeastern section of the State and is bounded by Albemarle Sound, Chowan River, and Washington, Martin, Halifax, Northampton and Hertford counties. Its land area is 699.19 square miles and its population in 2000 was 19,757. An act of 1743 provided that the courthouse, etc., "shall be built between Cusby Bride and Will's Quarter Bridge." Windsor was established in 1766 and was made the county seat in 1774.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 741 square miles (1,920 km2), of which 699 square miles (1,810 km2) is land and 42 square miles (110 km2) (5.7%) is water
Bordering counties are as follows:
Bertie High School
Bethal Christian Academy