Anson County, North Carolina

Anson County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Anson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,948 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 24,097 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wadesboro. The county was created 272 years ago in 1749.

Quick Facts about Anson County

Population : 24,097 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 1391 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Easternmost point : Point(-79.8484 34.9045)
Northernmost point : Point(-80.2593 35.2118)
Named for : George Anson, 1st Baron Anson
Altitude : 358 feet / 109 meters
Capital : Wadesboro
Establishment : January 01, 1750
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:04:06 (1st July 2022)
Density : 17 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.83% (2010-2020)
Anson County locator map
Location of Anson County on North Carolina map.
Anson County Courthouse image
Anson County Courthouse
Anson County Courthouse image

Geography

Anson County is located at 34°58'26"N 80°6'10"W (34.9738300, -80.1027300). It has 6 neighbors: Montgomery County, Richmond County, Stanly County, Union County, Chesterfield County and Marlboro County.

Anson County map

The largest city of Anson County is Wadesboro with a population of 5,242. Other cities include, Mineral Springs population 3,171, Polkton population 2,288, Lilesville population 482 and McFarlan population 107. See all Anson County cities & populated places.

Anson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Anson County.

City Name Population Title
Wadesboro 5,242 City in North Carolina
Mineral Springs 3,171 Human settlement in Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Polkton 2,288 City in Anson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Burnsville 1,643 Township in Anson County, North Carolina
Ansonville 586 Township in Anson County, North Carolina
Lilesville 482 Human settlement in Anson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Morven 465 Town in Anson County, North Carolina, United States
Peachland 402 Town in North Carolina, United States
McFarlan 107 Human settlement in Anson County, North Carolina, United States of America

Anson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Wadesboro
  • Peachland
  • Lilesville
  • Polkton
  • Ansonville
  • McFarlan
  • Morven

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Anson County decreased by 11.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 26,948 - census
2011 26,512 -1.64% estimation process
2012 26,309 -0.77% estimation process
2013 25,957 -1.36% estimation process
2014 25,965 0.03% estimation process
2015 25,602 -1.42% estimation process
2016 25,165 -1.74% estimation process
2017 24,829 -1.35% estimation process
2018 24,470 -1.47% estimation process
2019 24,446 -0.1% estimation process
2020 24,097 -1.45% estimation process

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People born in Anson County (10)

People born in Anson County, including blues guitarist and singer Blind Boy Fuller, politician James A. Lockhart, politician Colin John McRae, .

List

  • Eliza Jane Pratt (American politician (1902-1981)) she was born in 05/03/1902
  • Isham Warren Garrott (Confederate Army general (1816-1863)) he was born in 01/01/1816
  • George Byrd (American conductor (1926-2010)) he was born in 22/03/1926
  • Leonidas D. Robinson (American politician (1867-1941)) he was born in 22/04/1867
  • Elijah Clarke (Continental Army officer from Georgia) he was born in 01/01/1742
  • Hardy Pace (Early settler of Atlanta) he was born in 10/07/1785
  • Leonidas L. Polk (American farmer, journalist and political figure) he was born in 24/04/1837

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West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
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Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
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Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
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