Davidson County , North Carolina

Davidson County: County in North Carolina, United States of America

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

About

Davidson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 162,878 and a population density of 111 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 169,234 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lexington. The county was created 199 years ago in 1821.

Davidson County NC Courthouse image
Davidson County NC Courthouse
Davidson County NC Courthouse image

Geography

Davidson County is located at 35°47'36"N 80°12'46"W (35.7932800, -80.2126900). It has 6 neighbors: Davie County, Forsyth County, Guilford County, Montgomery County, Rowan County and Stanly County.

Davidson County map

The largest city of Davidson County is Thomasville with a population of 26,713. Other cities include, Lexington population 19,141 and Wallburg population 3,125. See all Davidson County cities & populated places.

Davidson County Quick Facts

Population : 169,234 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Davidson County
Area : 1468 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.5%
Land as percent of area : 97.5%
Named for : William Lee Davidson
Capital : Lexington
Establishment : January 01, 1822
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 09:13:19 (24th October 2021)
Density : 115 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.76% (2010-2020)

Davidson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Wallburg
  • Midway
  • Lexington
  • Thomasville
  • Denton
  • High Point

Demographics

The population of Davidson County increased by 3.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 162,878 - census
2011 162,923 0.03% estimation process
2012 163,040 0.07% estimation process
2013 163,295 0.16% estimation process
2014 163,383 0.05% estimation process
2015 163,486 0.06% estimation process
2016 164,270 0.48% estimation process
2017 165,180 0.55% estimation process
2018 166,358 0.71% estimation process
2019 167,609 0.75% estimation process
2020 169,234 0.96% estimation process

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People born in Davidson County (7)

People born in Davidson County, including botanist and mycologist Kenneth Bryan Raper, businessman Jack Fulk, author, attorney and politician James Snyder, Jr., you can see a list of people who born in Davidson County.

Other places with the same name (2)

Davidson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Thomasville 26,713 City in and the county seat of Thomas County, Georgia, United States
Lexington 19,141 City in and county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States
Midway 4,742 Incorporated town in Davidson County
Welcome 4,162 Census designated place
Wallburg 3,125 Human settlement in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Denton 1,700 Town in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,128,945 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
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