Caldwell County , North Carolina

Caldwell County: County in North Carolina, United States

Caldwell County locator map
Location of Caldwell County on North Carolina map.
Caldwell County Courthouse - Lenoir  NC image
Caldwell County Courthouse - Lenoir NC

About

Caldwell County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 83,029 and a population density of 68 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 82,178 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lenoir. The county was created 180 years ago in 1840.

Geography

Caldwell County is located at 35°57'11"N 81°32'48"W (35.9529700, -81.5465500). It has 5 neighbors: Avery County, Burke County, Catawba County, Watauga County and Wilkes County.

The largest city of Caldwell County is Lenoir with a population of 17,913. Other cities include, Sawmills population 5,189, Granite Falls population 4,659, Gamewell population 3,996 and Rhodhiss population 1,024.

Caldwell County map

Caldwell County Quick Facts

Population : 82,178 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Caldwell County, Caldwell Parish, Caldwell County, Caldwell County
Area : 1228 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Easternmost point : Point(-81.3296 35.9968)
Northernmost point : Point(-81.6749 36.1225)
Named for : Joseph Caldwell
Altitude : 1,188 feet / 362 meters
Capital : Lenoir
Establishment : January 01, 1841
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:41:05 (13th May 2021)
Density : 67 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.04% (2010-2019)

Caldwell County has 5 neighbors .

  • Lenoir
  • Hickory
  • Blowing Rock
  • Cajah's Mountain
  • Granite Falls
  • Cedar Rock
  • Hudson
  • Gamewell
  • Sawmills

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Caldwell County decreased by 1.04% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 83,029 - census
2011 82,451 -0.7% estimation process
2012 82,081 -0.45% estimation process
2013 82,048 -0.04% estimation process
2014 81,667 -0.47% estimation process
2015 81,518 -0.18% estimation process
2016 81,766 0.3% estimation process
2017 81,933 0.2% estimation process
2018 82,026 0.11% estimation process
2019 82,178 0.18% estimation process

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People born in Caldwell County (4)

People born in Caldwell County, including Piedmont blues guitarist and singer Etta Baker, Southern Gospel singer George Younce, politician Samuel L. Patterson, you can see a list of people who born in Caldwell County.

Other places with the same name (3)

Caldwell County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Lenoir 17,913 City in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States
Pinehurst 16,620 Village in North Carolina
Sawmills 5,189 City in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States of America
Granite Falls 4,659 City in Minnesota
Gamewell 3,996 City in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States of America
Hudson 3,709 Town in North Carolina
Rhodhiss 1,024 City in Burke County, North Carolina, United States of America
Forest Hills 374 Village in North Carolina, United States
Cedar Rock 300 Human settlement in Caldwell 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
Caldwell County Courthouse - Lenoir  NC image

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