Kernersville, North Carolina

Kernersville: City in North Carolina, United States of America


Kernersville is a city located in the county of Forsyth in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 23,123 and a population density of 503 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,891 inhabitants.

The city was created 267 years ago in 1755.

Kernersville locator map
Location of Kernersville on North Carolina map.

Quick Facts about Kernersville

Population : 24,891 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Forsyth County
Postal code : 27284–27285
Phone Area Codes : 336
Area : 45.97 km2
Altitude : 1,040 feet / 317 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1756 (267 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:19:42 (2nd October 2023)
Density : 541 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.1% (2010-2020)
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NCMap-doton-Kernersville image


Kernersville is located at 36°7'11"N 80°4'25"W (36.1198600, -80.0736500).

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The population of Kernersville increased by 7.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,123 - census
2011 23,301 0.76% estimation process
2012 23,413 0.48% estimation process
2013 23,497 0.36% estimation process
2014 23,673 0.74% estimation process
2015 23,732 0.25% estimation process
2016 24,061 1.37% estimation process
2017 24,312 1.03% estimation process
2018 24,742 1.74% estimation process
2019 24,660 -0.33% estimation process
2020 24,891 0.93% estimation process

Kernersville zip code is 27284. County name: Forsyth, County fips: 37067

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People born in Kernersville (9)

People born in Kernersville, including basketball player Chris Oliver, baseball player Carr Smith, NASCAR team owner DeLana Harvick, .


  • Kemp Wicker (American baseball player) he was born in 13/08/1906
  • Pat Preston (American football player, college athletics administrator (1921-2002)) he was born in 15/06/1921
  • Turner Battle (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 11/01/1983
  • Ben Newnam (soccer player) he was born in 18/04/1991
  • Chris Lane (American country music singer) he was born in 09/11/1984
  • Drew Fulk (American songwriter and producer) he was born in 01/05/1987

Schools in Kernersville

College & universities near Kernersville, NC

Code Name City ZIP
481720 South University-High Point High Point (NC) 27265-8320

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Kernersville, NC

Code Name Address Type
UWS Winston-Salem State Univ, Winston-Salem, North Car 601 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr BUS
WNS Winston-Salem, North Carolina 100 West 5th Street BUS
HPT High Point 100 West High St RAIL
GRO J. Douglas Galyon Depot 236 East Washington Street RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL

Post offices near Kernersville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Kernersvill Post Office Kernersville (NC) 27284

Other cities in Forsyth County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Forsyth County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Winston-Salem 248,112 The fifth most populous city in North Carolina.
Clemmons 21,089 Town in North Carolina
Lewisville 14,369 Town in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States
Walkertown 4,969 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States of America
Rural Hall 3,299 Town in North Carolina, United States of America
Tobaccoville 2,748 Village in North Carolina, United States of America
Bethania 367 Town in North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Kernersville distances to largest North Carolina cities