Quality of Life
|Monthly Average Temperature||January 53 F / July 85 F|
|Average Annual Rainfall||36.22 Inches|
|Average Annual Snowfall||5 Inches|
|Average Elevation||58 Feet|
Hertford County's largest town, Ahoskie, is home to the Roanoke Chowan Community College. In addition to offering associate degrees in numerous programs, the college will custom design training classes for new and expanding businesses. Through the Customized Industry Training Program, customized training may be provided at little or no cost to meet special manpower needs when new industry is ready to go into production or an existing industry is seeking to expand its workforce. The college also has a Small Business Center which provides assistance to small business and entrepreneurs. Ahoskie is also home of Shaw University Cape Center. Shaw University Cape Center in Ahoskie offers Bachelor's Degrees in accounting, business management, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, public administration and liberal arts studies.
Chowan University is a four-year institution with programs in liberal arts and humanities, sciences and mathematics, fine arts, business, criminal justice, and computer programming. Chowan University's new School of Graduate Studies offers the only Christian University Master of Elementary Education Degree east of NC I-95. Chowan is also a member of the CIAA Conference Contender.
|Hospital||Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital|
|Number of Beds||114|
|Number of Physicians||64|
|Number of Dentists (including Orthodontists)||9|
Visit the website for Hertford County Public Schools.
|School Name||Grades Served||No. Enrollment - 2014-2015|
|Bearfield Primary School||PK-3||807|
|Hertford County Middle||7-8||441|
|Hertford County High||9-12||706|
|C. S. Brown High School - STEM PROGRAM||9-12||43|
|Early College High School||9-13||127|
|Colleges||Chowan University, Shaw University Cape Center, Roanoke Chowan Community College|
Community and Recreational Facilities
History buffs will enjoy a tour through historic Murfreesboro while sun worshippers enjoy the beaches of North Carolina's Outer Banks, just two hours away. And if shopping is your favorite pastime, Hertford County is the retail center for four surrounding counties.
|Others||Racquetball, Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Skiing, Historic Murfreesboro, Helms Center, Ahoskie Recreation Center, Calvin Scott Brown Cultural Center and Museum, Watermelon Festival, Meherrin Indian PowWow, Ahoskie Heritage Day, Choanoke-Meherrin PowWow, North Carolina Symphony|
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