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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 47,073 inhabitants. Its county seat is Washington. The county was created 315 years ago in 1705.

Reflection Goose Creek SP NC 8654 image
Reflection Goose Creek SP NC 8654
Reflection Goose Creek SP NC 8654 image

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.

Beaufort County map

The largest city of Beaufort County is Washington with a population of 9,487. Other cities include and Belhaven population 1,582. See all Beaufort County cities & populated places.

Weather

Beaufort County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 75. more

Beaufort County Quick Facts

Population : 47,073 (2020)
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 : 19:34:16 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 19 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.46% (2010-2020)
Weather : 75℉ Sunny 7-days weather

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 1.46% in 10 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
2020 47,073 0.17% 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 (2)

Beaufort County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Washington 9,487 City in Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States of America
River Road 4,394 Township in Beaufort County, North Carolina
Belhaven 1,582 City in Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States of America
Chocowinity 770 Township in Beaufort County, North Carolina
Aurora 511 Town in North Carolina, USA
Washington Park 429 Town of the United States
Bath 241 Town of the United States
Pantego 175 Township in Beaufort County, North Carolina

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