Harnett County , North Carolina

Harnett County: County in North Carolina, United States

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

About

Harnett County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 114,678 and a population density of 74 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 137,058 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lillington. The county was created 166 years ago in 1854.

Harnett County Courthouse image
Harnett County Courthouse
Harnett County Courthouse image

Geography

Harnett County is located at 35°22'7"N 78°52'10"W (35.3686000, -78.8693100). It has 6 neighbors: Chatham County, Johnston County, Lee County, Moore County, Sampson County and Wake County.

Harnett County map

The largest city of Harnett County is Dunn with a population of 9,684. Other cities include, Angier population 5,494, Erwin population 5,202, Walkertown population 4,331 and Coats population 2,520. See all Harnett County cities & populated places.

Harnett County Quick Facts

Population : 137,058 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Twitter username : harnettcounty
Area : 1557 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Cornelius Harnett
Altitude : 194 feet / 59 meters
Capital : Lillington
Establishment : January 01, 1855
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:34:49 (26th October 2021)
Density : 88 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.33% (2010-2020)

Harnett County has 6 neighbours.

  • Lillington

Demographics

The population of Harnett County increased by 16.33% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 114,678 - census
2011 119,178 3.78% estimation process
2012 122,204 2.48% estimation process
2013 125,028 2.26% estimation process
2014 126,685 1.31% estimation process
2015 128,034 1.05% estimation process
2016 130,674 2.02% estimation process
2017 132,395 1.3% estimation process
2018 134,336 1.44% estimation process
2019 135,976 1.21% estimation process
2020 137,058 0.79% estimation process

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People born in Harnett County (5)

People born in Harnett County, including racecar driver Herb Thomas, politician Bill Avery, President of Campbell University Leslie H. Campbell, you can see a list of people who born in Harnett County.

  • Robert L. Barker (American politician)
  • Clara B. Byrd (American suffragist) she was born in 12/06/1887

Other places with the same name (1)

Harnett County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Dunn 9,684 City in North Carolina
Angier 5,494 City in Harnett County, North Carolina, United States of America
Erwin 5,202 City in Harnett County, North Carolina, United States of America
Walkertown 4,331 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lillington 3,634 Town in North Carolina
Buies Creek 2,942 Township in Harnett County, North Carolina
Coats 2,520 City in Pratt County, Kansas, United States of America

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
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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