Thursday, August 19, 2004

Portsmouth Island Trivia

Portsmouth village, just across Ocracoke Inlet, was at one time a thriving community. Census records indicate the following population figures:

1800........246
1810........387
1820........382
1830........411
1840........400
1850........377
1860........304
1870........341
1880........221

1955.........18
1970...........3
Today.........0


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