Perquimans County

Photo by Perquimans County Government Website

Perquimans County is in the Coastal Plain and is grouped regionally for economic development with Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Tyrell and Washington Counties. It has a population of around 13,422 people which has remained relatively stable since the last census.

From our Action Team field visit in May 2019, we spoke to county and local government officials about their priorities which were:

1. Economic Development- Marine Industrial Park and downtown revitalization

2. Broadband access

3. I-87 Upgrades