Ahoskie is a town in Hertford County, North Carolina. The name is Native American in origin and is distinctive as no other town in the world has the same name. It has a total area of 2.7 square miles, all of which is land. It is part of the Inner Banks region in the state.
Retail trade, manufacturing and educational services are the major commercial activities here. The town has a local newspaper, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald. Public schooling comprises one primary, one elementary and one high school. For higher education, there is the Roanoke-Chowan Community College just outside the town limits. The closest hospital is the local Roanoke Chowan Hospital, located on Academy Street. Tri-County Airport and Dragonfly Field Airport are the local airports. The cost of living here is 11.30% lower than the country average.
The town gets 49 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 103. Snowfall is about 4 inches per year.