Brunswick County, North Carolina

Brunswick County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Brunswick County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 107,431 and a population density of 39 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 149,039 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bolivia. The county was created 260 years ago in 1763.

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

Quick Facts about Brunswick County

Population : 149,039 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Brunswick County
Twitter username : BrunswickGovt
Area : 2720 km2
Water as percent of area : 19%
Land as percent of area : 81%
Easternmost point : Point(-77.9372 33.9276)
Northernmost point : Point(-78.1361 34.3718)
Named for : Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Altitude : 59 feet / 18 meters
Capital : Bolivia
Establishment : January 01, 1764
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:06:52 (23rd February 2024)
Density : 55 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 27.92% (2010-2020)
Old Brunswick County Courthouse image
Old Brunswick County Courthouse
Old Brunswick County Courthouse image

Geography

Brunswick County is located at 34°2'20"N 78°13'38"W (34.0389700, -78.2272800). It has 4 neighbors: Columbus County, New Hanover County, Pender County and Horry County.

Brunswick County map

The largest city of Brunswick County is Leland with a population of 25,647. Other cities include, Oak Island population 8,735, Boiling Spring Lakes population 6,430, Long Beach population 5,618 and Shallotte population 4,409. See all Brunswick County cities & populated places.

Brunswick County Populated Places (more)

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Brunswick County.

City Name Population Title
Leland 25,647 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Oak Island 8,735 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Saint James 6,607 Town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States
Boiling Spring Lakes 6,430 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Long Beach 5,618 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Carolina Shores 4,802 Town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States
Shallotte 4,409 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Sunset Beach 4,172 City in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Southport 4,088 City in North Carolina, United States
Navassa 2,534 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Calabash 2,360 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Belville 2,135 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Northwest 806 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Ocean Isle Beach 709 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America
Holden Beach 675 Town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States
Varnamtown 603 Human settlement in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America

Brunswick County has 4 neighbours.

  • Boiling Spring Lakes
  • Sandy Creek
  • St. James
  • Sunset Beach
  • Ocean Isle Beach
  • Calabash
  • Southport
  • Belville
  • Oak Island
  • Shallotte
  • Bolivia
  • Bald Head Island
  • Carolina Shores
  • Caswell Beach
  • Northwest
  • Navassa
  • Holden Beach
  • Leland
  • Varnamtown

Demographics

The population of Brunswick County increased by 27.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 107,431 - census
2011 110,185 2.5% estimation process
2012 112,013 1.63% estimation process
2013 114,922 2.53% estimation process
2014 118,305 2.86% estimation process
2015 122,211 3.2% estimation process
2016 126,304 3.24% estimation process
2017 130,859 3.48% estimation process
2018 136,880 4.4% estimation process
2019 142,820 4.16% estimation process
2020 149,039 4.17% estimation process

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People born in Brunswick County (6)

People born in Brunswick County, including Governor of North Carolina Benjamin Smith, politician Daniel Lindsay Russell, Continental Army general from North Carolina Robert Howe, .

List

  • John Ashe (North Carolina Revolutionary politician and militia general) he was born in 01/01/1725
  • Red O'Quinn (American football player (1925-2002)) he was born in 07/09/1925
  • Cuthbert Bullitt (1774–1825) he was born in 01/01/1774

Other places with the same name (2)

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