Johnston County , North Carolina

Johnston County: County in North Carolina, United States

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

About

Johnston County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 168,878 and a population density of 82 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 216,246 inhabitants. Its county seat is Smithfield. The county was created 275 years ago in 1745.

Johnston County  NC courthouse from NE 2 image
Johnston County NC courthouse from NE 2
Johnston County  NC courthouse from NE 2 image

Geography

Johnston County is located at 35°31'3"N 78°21'56"W (35.5176100, -78.3656400). It has 7 neighbors: Franklin County, Harnett County, Nash County, Sampson County, Wake County, Wayne County and Wilson County.

Johnston County map

The largest city of Johnston County is Smithfield with a population of 13,333. Other cities include, Archer Lodge population 5,322, Wilsons Mills population 2,277 and Pine Level population 1,861. See all Johnston County cities & populated places.

Johnston County Quick Facts

Population : 216,246 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Johnston County
Area : 2061 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Gabriel Johnston
Altitude : 125 feet / 38 meters
Capital : Smithfield
Establishment : January 01, 1746
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:20:06 (25th October 2021)
Density : 105 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 21.9% (2010-2020)

Johnston County has 7 neighbours.

  • Smithfield

Demographics

The population of Johnston County increased by 21.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 168,878 - census
2011 172,446 2.07% estimation process
2012 174,383 1.11% estimation process
2013 177,227 1.6% estimation process
2014 180,710 1.93% estimation process
2015 185,104 2.37% estimation process
2016 190,843 3.01% estimation process
2017 196,374 2.82% estimation process
2018 202,692 3.12% estimation process
2019 209,339 3.18% estimation process
2020 216,246 3.19% estimation process

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People born in Johnston County (9)

People born in Johnston County, including 11th and 14th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina Benjamin Williams, lawyer and educator Albert Coates, Operatic soprano Elizabeth Futral, you can see a list of people who born in Johnston County.

  • Ray Price (American motorcycle racer) he was born in 25/06/1937
  • William S. Powell (American historian) he was born in 28/04/1919
  • Algia Mae Hinton (musician) she was born in 29/08/1929
  • John Edgerton (American football player (1879-1938)) he was born in 02/10/1879
  • William Caswell (American politician) he was born in 24/09/1754
  • Edwin Evander Rose (itinerant Methodist minister) he was born in 10/01/1873

Other places with the same name (2)

Johnston County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Clayton 26,458 Town in North Carolina
Smithfield 13,333 County seat of Johnston County, North Carolina
Selma 7,323 Town of the United States
Archer Lodge 5,322 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Benson 4,024 Town in North Carolina, United States
Four Oaks 2,387 Town of the United States
Wilsons Mills 2,277 Park in the United States of America
Pine Level 1,861 City in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Kenly 1,624 Town of the United States
Princeton 1,425 Town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States
Micro 553 Town of the United States

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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
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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