Macon County , North Carolina

Macon County: County in North Carolina, United States

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

About

Macon County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,922 and a population density of 25 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 35,858 inhabitants. Its county seat is Franklin. The county was created 193 years ago in 1827.

Geography

Macon County is located at 35°9'1"N 83°25'20"W (35.1503800, -83.4221000). It has 7 neighbors: Cherokee County, Rabun County, Clay County, Graham County, Jackson County, Swain County and Oconee County.

Franklin Terrace Hotel  Franklin  NC image
Franklin Terrace Hotel Franklin NC

The largest city of Macon County is Highlands with a population of 982. . See all Macon County cities & populated places.

Weather

Macon County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North northwest wind 1 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Franklin Terrace Hotel  Franklin  NC image

Macon County map

Macon County Quick Facts

Population : 35,858 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Macon County, Macon County, Macon County, Macon County, Macon County
Area : 1345 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : Nathaniel Macon
Capital : Franklin
Establishment : January 01, 1828
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:16:45 (31st July 2021)
Density : 27 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 5.4% (2010-2019)
Weather : 90℉ Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Macon County has 7 neighbours.

  • Franklin

Demographics

The population of Macon County increased by 5.4% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,922 - census
2011 33,887 -0.1% estimation process
2012 33,806 -0.24% estimation process
2013 33,738 -0.2% estimation process
2014 33,824 0.25% estimation process
2015 34,090 0.78% estimation process
2016 34,262 0.5% estimation process
2017 34,581 0.92% estimation process
2018 35,274 1.96% estimation process
2019 35,858 1.63% estimation process

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People born in Macon County (5)

People born in Macon County, including politician Elias M. Ammons, politician Frank W. Nolen, banker and philanthropist Charles C. Glover, you can see a list of people who born in Macon County.

Other places with the same name (5)

Macon County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Franklin 4,105 Town in North Carolina, United States
Highlands 982 Human settlement in North Carolina, United States of America

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
North Carolina 10,488,084 State of the United States of America
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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

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