Lee County , North Carolina

Lee County: County in North Carolina, United States

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

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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 61,779 inhabitants. Its county seat is Sanford. The county was created 114 years ago in 1906.

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 Courthouse in the Spring image
Lee County Courthouse in the Spring

The largest city of Lee County is Sanford with a population of 30,085. Other cities include and Broadway population 1,264. See all Lee County cities & populated places.

Weather

Lee County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Lee County Courthouse in the Spring image

Lee County map

Lee County Quick Facts

Population : 61,779 (2019)
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 : 10:15:42 (30th July 2021)
Density : 92 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 6.33% (2010-2019)
Weather : 94℉ Mostly Sunny then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Lee County has 3 neighbours.

  • Sanford

Demographics

The population of Lee County increased by 6.33% in 9 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

Comitatul Lee, Comte de Lee, Comté de Lee, Condado de Lee, Condado han Lee, Contea di Lee, Hrabstwo Lee, Lee, Lee Kun, Lee Kūn, Lee konderria, Lee megye, Li, Lij, Okrug Li, Quan Lee, Quận Lee, li ka'unti, li xian, mqatʿt ly, ri jun, shhrstan ly karwlynay shmaly, Ли, Лий, Лі, Округ Ли, شهرستان لی، کارولینای شمالی, لی کاؤنٹی، اتلا کیرولینا, لی کاؤنٹی، شمالی کیرولائنا, مقاطعة لي, লী কাউন্টি, リー郡, 李縣

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, you can see a list of people who born in Lee County.

  • Gary Mattocks (American football coach)
  • Barbara Gaines (victim of the coronavirus pandemic)

Other places with the same name (11)

Lee County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Sanford 30,085 City in Lee County, North Carolina, United States of America
Broadway 1,264

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
North Carolina 10,488,084 State of the United States of America
Wake County 1,111,761 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,110,356 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 885,708 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 537,174 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,069 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 382,295 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 335,509 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 321,488 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 296,710 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 278,993 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 261,191 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 247,945 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 239,859 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 234,473 County in North Carolina, United States

Next page