Catawba County , North Carolina

Catawba County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Catawba County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 154,358 and a population density of 144 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 160,307 inhabitants. Its county seat is Newton. The county was created 179 years ago in 1841.

Catawba County Quick Facts

Population : 160,307 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Twitter username : catawbacounty
Area : 1071 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.6%
Land as percent of area : 96.4%
Easternmost point : Point(-80.9259 35.6202)
Northernmost point : Point(-81.1544 35.8296)
Named for : Catawba people
Altitude : 965 feet / 294 meters
Capital : Newton
Establishment : January 01, 1842
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:36:14 (5th December 2021)
Density : 150 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.71% (2010-2020)
Catawba County locator map
Location of Catawba County on North Carolina map.
Historic Catawba County Courthouse - Newton  NC image
Historic Catawba County Courthouse - Newton NC
Historic Catawba County Courthouse - Newton  NC image

Geography

Catawba County is located at 35°39'45"N 81°12'52"W (35.6626100, -81.2144800). It has 3 neighbors: Burke County, Caldwell County and Iredell County.

Catawba County map

The largest city of Catawba County is Hickory with a population of 41,473. Other cities include, Newton population 13,224, Conover population 8,573, Claremont population 1,414 and Sherrills Ford population 1,007. See all Catawba County cities & populated places.

Catawba County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Hickory 41,473 City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States
Newton 13,224 City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States
Saint Stephens 8,759 Town in Alabama, USA
Conover 8,573 City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lake Norman of Catawba 5,075 Township in Catawba County, North Carolina
Longview 4,871 Town in North Carolina, United States
Maiden 3,421 Town in North Carolina, USA
Claremont 1,414 City in North Carolina, United States
Sherrills Ford 1,007 Unincorporated community in Catawba County, North Carolina
Catawba 627 Human settlement in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America
Brookford 381 Human settlement in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America

Catawba County has 3 neighbours.

  • Long View
  • Catawba
  • Hickory
  • Brookford
  • Maiden
  • Newton
  • Conover

Demographics

The population of Catawba County increased by 3.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 154,358 - census
2011 154,459 0.07% estimation process
2012 154,693 0.15% estimation process
2013 154,965 0.18% estimation process
2014 155,085 0.08% estimation process
2015 155,527 0.28% estimation process
2016 156,448 0.59% estimation process
2017 157,852 0.89% estimation process
2018 158,687 0.53% estimation process
2019 159,551 0.54% estimation process
2020 160,307 0.47% estimation process

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Local Places in Catawba County

People born in Catawba County (4)

People born in Catawba County, including Bruce Ryburn Payne, blacksmith and soldier from Catawba County, N.C. William Pinkney Cline, farmer, teacher, merchant, coroner, surveyor, county commissioner, census taker, justice of the peace, postmaster, Lutheran church elder George Monro Yoder, you can see a list of people who born in Catawba County.

  • Claude Grier (American baseball player) he was born in 24/03/1904

Other places with the same name (1)

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Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
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West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States