As Mayor of Hertford, North Carolina, it is my honor to welcome you to our website. Hertford is a small water town located on the beautiful Perquimans River that flows into the Albemarle Sound. Approximately 75 minutes from the Outer Banks and Hampton Roads area of Virginia and on the southern side of the Great Dismal Swamp. Hertford was incorporated in 1758, one of the oldest towns in North Carolina. It is a wonderful place to visit, live, do business or retire. Again, thank you for taking the time to visit our website and learn more about our community.

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 Take a stroll...

Take a stroll on our tree-lined streets or take the walking tour of our historic homes. Visit one of our river front parks and then treat yourself to an ice cream cone at the drugstore in our downtown business district. We hope to see you soon. Information is available about our community at the Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center in downtown Hertford.

 As a Main Street America Affiliate

As a Main Street America Affiliate™, Town of Hertford Main Street Program is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.