King Stokes County, North Carolina

King: City in North Carolina

About

King is a city located in the county of Stokes in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,904 and a population density of 452 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,912 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1887.

King Quick Facts

Population : 6,912 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Stokes County
Postal code : 27021
Phone Area Codes : 336
Area : 15.26 km2
Altitude : 1,142 feet / 348 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1888 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:15:19 (9th December 2021)
Density : 453 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.12% (2010-2020)
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Geography

King is located at 36°16'50"N 80°21'33"W (36.2806900, -80.3592200).

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Demographics

The population of King increased by 0.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,904 - census
2011 6,849 -0.8% estimation process
2012 6,813 -0.53% estimation process
2013 6,782 -0.46% estimation process
2014 6,782 0% estimation process
2015 6,922 2.02% estimation process
2016 6,889 -0.48% estimation process
2017 6,907 0.26% estimation process
2018 6,881 -0.38% estimation process
2019 6,861 -0.29% estimation process
2020 6,912 0.74% estimation process

King zip code is 27021. County name: Stokes, County fips: 37169

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Local Places in King

People born in King (5)

People born in King, including retired professional basketball player Kenny Dennard, United States general Billy J. Boles, politician Rex L. Baker, you can see a list of people who born in King.

  • Sam Gibson (American baseball player) he was born in 05/08/1899
  • William C. McGee (American politician) he was born in 21/02/1936

Schools in King

College & universities near King, NC

Code Name City ZIP
459046 Empire Beauty School-Winston-Salem Winston-Salem (NC) 27106

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near King, NC

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

Post offices near King

Post Office Name City ZIP
King Post Office King (NC) 27021

Other places with the same name (4)

  • King , Pennsylvania township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,181 people.
  • King , Wisconsin Waupaca County, Wisconsin (USA) with a population of 850 people.
  • King , Illinois township in Christian County, Illinois with a population of 227 people.

Other cities in Stokes County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Stokes County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Walnut Cove 1,532 City in Stokes County, North Carolina, United States of America
Danbury 183 City in North Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

King distances to largest North Carolina cities