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Surry County, NC Real Estate

Surry County real estate was created in 1771 from part of Rowan County. The county was named after Surrey, a township in England as well as the birthplace of William Tryon, the governor of North Carolina from 1765-1771. The town of Dobson was established in 1853 as the county seat.

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Surry County real estate was created in 1771 from part of Rowan County. The county was named after Surrey, a township in England as well as the birthplace of William Tryon, the governor of North Carolina from 1765-1771. The town of Dobson was established in 1853 as the county seat.

Surry County Geography

According to the Census Bureau, the county has an area of 538 square miles. The county is considered to be part of the Piedmont Traid, and divided into 15 different townships. Part of the Blue Ridge parkway is located in this county, as well as well-known peak, Pilot Mountain.

Surry County Real Estate Demographics

There are 71,219 people in Surry County real estate , with a population density of 133 people per square mile. There are 28,408 households in Surry, with a median income of $33,046. There are only four incorporated municipalities in Surry County: Dobson, Elkin, Mount Airy and Pilot Mountain. There are many unicoporated communities, and much of Surry is considered rural.

Surry County Real Estate and Transportation

Surry County real estate has two small airports for small aircraft. However, commerical flights are available through airports located nearby in Greensboro and Charlotte. Interstate 77 and Interstate 74 also both cross through Surry County

Surry County Education

Surry County is divided into three local school systems, Surry County, Mount Airy City, and Elkin City school systems. Surry Community College is the only post secondary education in Surry County. Surry County real estate has six high schools, seven middle schools and twelve elementary schools.


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Properties Listed:  1,950
Median Price:  $293K

Property Price Distribution

Country Millions of US dollars per million people
Under $100K 146
$100K-$199K 398
$200K-$299K 478
$300K-$399K 403
$400K-$699K 425
Luxury 100
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