The county of Surry is located in North Carolina and was founded in 1771. There are 73,673 residents in Surry who have access to courthouses in Dobson. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. North Carolina is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,586 residents in Dobson, which is 1.8 square miles and 1,257ft above sea level. It was settled in 1891 and is governed by a Local/Municipal local government.