Bladen County, North Carolina

Bladen County: County in North Carolina, United States

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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 32,911 inhabitants. Its county seat is Elizabethtown. The county was created 288 years ago in 1733.

Quick Facts about Bladen County

Population : 32,911 (2020)
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 : 15:03:41 (14th August 2022)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.92% (2010-2020)
Bladen County locator map
Location of Bladen County on North Carolina map.
Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church  Elizabethtown  North Carolina image
Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church Elizabethtown North Carolina
Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church  Elizabethtown  North Carolina image

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.

Bladen County map

The largest city of Bladen County is Mount Olive with a population of 4,661. Other cities include, Elizabethtown population 3,378, Bladenboro population 1,697, Clarkton population 741 and East Arcadia population 470. See all Bladen County cities & populated places.

Bladen County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Long View 4,951 Town in North Carolina, United States
Mount Olive 4,661 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Elizabethtown 3,378 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America
Bladenboro 1,697 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America
White Lake 742 Town in Bladen County, North Carolina, USA
Clarkton 741 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America
Kelly 544 Township in Bladen County, North Carolina
East Arcadia 470 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America
Dublin 328 Town in North Carolina
Tar Heel 115 City in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States of America

Bladen County has 4 neighbours.

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

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Bladen County decreased by 6.92% in 10 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
2020 32,911 0.57% 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, .

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