Bladen County , North Carolina

Bladen County: County in North Carolina, United States

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Location of Bladen County on North Carolina map.
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About

Bladen County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 35,190 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 32,722 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elizabethtown. The county was created 287 years ago in 1733.

Geography

Bladen County is located at 34°36'52"N 78°33'47"W (34.6143100, -78.5631800). It has 4 neighbors: Columbus County, Pender County, Robeson County and Sampson County.

The largest city of Bladen County is Mount Olive with a population of 4,578. Other cities include, Elizabethtown population 3,378, Bladenboro population 1,613, Clarkton population 738 and East Arcadia population 467.

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Bladen County Quick Facts

Population : 32,722 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 2298 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Easternmost point : Point(-78.1765 34.4653)
Northernmost point : Point(-78.5028 34.8643)
Named for : Martin Bladen
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Capital : Elizabethtown
Establishment : January 01, 1734
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:21:08 (11th May 2021)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -7.54% (2010-2019)

Bladen County has 4 neighbors .

  • Bladenboro
  • Tar Heel
  • White Lake
  • Dublin
  • Clarkton
  • East Arcadia
  • Elizabethtown

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Bladen County decreased by 7.54% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 35,190 - census
2011 34,880 -0.89% estimation process
2012 34,807 -0.21% estimation process
2013 34,618 -0.55% estimation process
2014 34,361 -0.75% estimation process
2015 34,083 -0.82% estimation process
2016 33,638 -1.32% estimation process
2017 33,443 -0.58% estimation process
2018 33,151 -0.88% estimation process
2019 32,722 -1.31% estimation process

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People born in Bladen County (4)

People born in Bladen County, including politician John Owen, politician Thomas David Smith McDowell, politician Duncan Stewart, you can see a list of people who born in Bladen County.

Bladen County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Long View 4,930 Town in North Carolina, United States
Mount Olive 4,578 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Elizabethtown 3,378 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America
Bladenboro 1,613 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America
White Lake 769 Town in Bladen County, North Carolina, USA
Clarkton 738 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America
East Arcadia 467 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America
Dublin 315 Town in North Carolina
Tar Heel 115 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
North Carolina 10,488,084 State of the United States of America
Wake County 1,111,761 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,110,356 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 885,708 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 537,174 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,069 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 382,295 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Cumberland County 335,509 County in Maine, United States
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
Union County 239,859 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 234,473 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 224,529 County in North Carolina, United States
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