Beaufort County , North Carolina

Beaufort County: County in North Carolina, United States of America

Beaufort County locator map
Location of Beaufort County on North Carolina map.

About

Beaufort County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,759 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 46,994 inhabitants. Its county seat is Washington. The county was created 315 years ago in 1705.

Geography

Beaufort County is located at 35°29'9"N 76°50'43"W (35.4858300, -76.8451600). It has 6 neighbors: Craven County, Hyde County, Martin County, Pamlico County, Pitt County and Washington County.

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The largest city of Beaufort County is Washington with a population of 9,497. Other cities include and Belhaven population 1,579. See all Beaufort County cities & populated places.

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Beaufort County map

Beaufort County Quick Facts

Population : 46,994 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Beaufort County
Area : 2483 km2
Water as percent of area : 14%
Land as percent of area : 86%
Easternmost point : Point(-76.4667 35.5504)
Northernmost point : Point(-77.1636 35.7392)
Named for : Henry Somerset, 2nd Duke of Beaufort
Capital : Washington
Establishment : December 12, 1705
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:51:28 (15th June 2021)
Density : 19 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.63% (2010-2019)

Beaufort County has 6 neighbours.

  • Aurora
  • Washington
  • Belhaven
  • Chocowinity
  • Washington Park
  • Bath
  • River Road
  • Pantego
  • Bayview

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Beaufort County decreased by 1.63% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,759 - census
2011 47,675 -0.18% estimation process
2012 47,431 -0.51% estimation process
2013 47,382 -0.1% estimation process
2014 47,339 -0.09% estimation process
2015 47,389 0.11% estimation process
2016 47,369 -0.04% estimation process
2017 47,033 -0.71% estimation process
2018 47,056 0.05% estimation process
2019 46,994 -0.13% estimation process

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People born in Beaufort County (3)

People born in Beaufort County, including general Alexander Lillington, entrepreneur, lawyer, and banker James Lanier, tennis player Harold Burrows, you can see a list of people who born in Beaufort County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Beaufort County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Washington 9,497 City in Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States of America
Belhaven 1,579 City in Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States of America
Chocowinity 788 Township in Beaufort County, North Carolina
Aurora 510 Town in North Carolina, USA
Washington Park 428 Town of the United States
Bath 241 Town of the United States
Pantego 176 Township in Beaufort County, North Carolina

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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Durham County 321,488 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 296,710 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 278,993 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 261,191 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 247,945 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
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