Cities & Towns in Columbus County, NC

Columbus County, county in North Carolina, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 54,754 inhabitants. The county was created 216 years ago in 1808. Its county seat is Whiteville.

There are 12 city/town in Columbus County, NC. The largest city of Columbus County is Whiteville with a population of 5,242. Other cities include, Tabor City population 3,893, Pine Level population 2,080, Chadbourn population 1,699, Lake Waccamaw population 1,392


Whiteville, City in North Carolina

Tabor City
Tabor City

Tabor City, Town of the United States

Pine Level
Pine Level

Pine Level, Human settlement in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States of America

Situated in southeastern North Carolina, Columbus County is home to several small cities and towns steeped in history and natural beauty. Here are some of the notable communities within Columbus County:

Whiteville Whiteville serves as the county seat and only incorporated city within Columbus County. This city features historic downtown buildings, the Columbus County Courthouse Museum, and several parks. The area is known for its golf courses and proximity to the Waccamaw River for boating and fishing.

Chadbourn Located in northern Columbus County, Chadbourn is a small rural town surrounded by agricultural areas. Historic sites like the Chadbourn Historic District connect the town to its past as an important tobacco marketplace. Outdoorsmen enjoy nearby hunting grounds and angling along the Lumber River.

Tabor City Nicknamed the "City of Hospitality," Tabor City is a friendly community situated off Highways 410 and 701. Visitors enjoy outdoor recreation opportunities at Jones Lake State Park and Perry's Water Garden. The Tabor City Yam Festival is a popular annual event.

Fair Bluff Fair Bluff is a small town located along the Lumber River in the south-central part of Columbus County. Fair Bluff features several historic buildings and homes listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The community is known for recreational fishing and boating.

Cerro Gordo The very small town of Cerro Gordo has historic roots as one of the first settlements in Columbus County. Located between Whiteville and Tabor City, Cerro Gordo contains several historic sites like the Grist Mill and involvements in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.

All Columbus County Cities (Aphebetical)

List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Columbus County.

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City Name Title Population
Boardman Human settlement in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States of America 152
Bolton Town in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States 632
Broadway Town in North Carolina, United States 1,295
Brunswick Town in North Carolina 996
Cerro Gordo Town of the United States 195
Chadbourn City in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States of America 1,699
Fair Bluff Town in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States 879
Lake Waccamaw Town in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States 1,392
Pine Level Human settlement in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States of America 2,080
Sandyfield Human settlement in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States of America 415
Tabor City Town of the United States 3,893
Whiteville City in North Carolina 5,242

County Cities on Map (12)

North Carolina Counties (100)

Wake County (1,132,271) Mecklenburg County (1,128,945) Guilford County (540,521) Forsyth County (383,843) Cumberland County (336,364) Durham County (327,306) Buncombe County (263,477) Union County (244,562) New Hanover County (236,613) Gaston County (226,568) Cabarrus County (221,479) Johnston County (216,246) Onslow County (203,943) Iredell County (185,770) Pitt County (182,924) Alamance County (171,346) Davidson County (169,234) Catawba County (160,307) Orange County (149,077) Brunswick County (149,039) Randolph County (144,557) Rowan County (142,495) Harnett County (137,058) Robeson County (129,999) Wayne County (123,967) Henderson County (118,445) Moore County (103,352) Craven County (101,233) Cleveland County (99,035) Nash County (94,859) Rockingham County (91,285) Burke County (90,418) Lincoln County (88,097) Caldwell County (82,100) Wilson County (81,979) Chatham County (75,748) Franklin County (71,859) Surry County (71,683) Carteret County (69,558) Wilkes County (68,043) Rutherford County (67,076) Pender County (64,671) Sampson County (63,382) Stanly County (63,239) Haywood County (62,972) Lee County (62,353) Granville County (60,486) Duplin County (58,794) Watauga County (56,441) Hoke County (55,830) Lenoir County (55,720) Columbus County (54,754) Edgecombe County (50,829) Halifax County (49,479) Beaufort County (47,073) McDowell County (45,782) Stokes County (45,743) Vance County (44,718) Richmond County (44,332) Jackson County (44,033) Davie County (43,286) Pasquotank County (40,372) Person County (39,925) Yadkin County (37,625) Dare County (37,547) Alexander County (37,441) Macon County (35,994) Scotland County (34,637) Transylvania County (34,498) Bladen County (32,911) Cherokee County (29,073) Currituck County (29,052) Montgomery County (27,238) Ashe County (27,166) Anson County (24,097) Hertford County (23,108) Caswell County (22,443) Martin County (22,178) Madison County (21,740) Polk County (21,030) Greene County (20,928) Warren County (19,522) Northampton County (19,088) Bertie County (18,712) Yancey County (18,099) Avery County (17,571) Mitchell County (14,881) Swain County (14,179) Chowan County (13,815) Perquimans County (13,667) Pamlico County (12,715) Clay County (11,505) Washington County (11,485) Gates County (11,464) Alleghany County (11,194) Camden County (10,984) Jones County (9,250) Graham County (8,474) Hyde County (4,843) Tyrrell County (3,774)