Lee County, North Carolina

Lee County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 57,866 and a population density of 86 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 62,353 inhabitants. Its county seat is Sanford. The county was created 117 years ago in 1906.

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

Quick Facts about Lee County

Population : 62,353 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County
Twitter username : leecountync
Area : 672 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : Robert E. Lee
Capital : Sanford
Establishment : January 01, 1907
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:30:48 (26th February 2024)
Density : 93 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.2% (2010-2020)
Lee County Courthouse in the Spring image
Lee County Courthouse in the Spring
Lee County Courthouse in the Spring image

Geography

Lee County is located at 35°28'31"N 79°10'17"W (35.4751700, -79.1714300). It has 3 neighbors: Chatham County, Harnett County and Moore County.

Lee County map

The largest city of Lee County is Sanford with a population of 30,361. . See all Lee County cities & populated places.

Lee County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lee County.

City Name Population Title
Sanford 30,361 City in Lee County, North Carolina, United States of America

Lee County has 3 neighbours.

  • Sanford

Demographics

The population of Lee County increased by 7.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 57,866 - census
2011 58,531 1.14% estimation process
2012 59,240 1.2% estimation process
2013 59,762 0.87% estimation process
2014 59,401 -0.61% estimation process
2015 59,371 -0.05% estimation process
2016 59,646 0.46% estimation process
2017 60,403 1.25% estimation process
2018 61,208 1.32% estimation process
2019 61,779 0.92% estimation process
2020 62,353 0.92% estimation process

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People born in Lee County (5)

People born in Lee County, including academic Charles Duncan McIver, politician Dennis A. Wicker, basketball coach, college athletics administrator F. M. Crawford, .

List

  • Gary Mattocks (American football coach) he was born in 23/02/1931
  • Barbara Gaines (victim of the coronavirus pandemic) she was born in 01/01/1948

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