McDowell County , North Carolina

McDowell County: County in West Virginia, United States

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Location of McDowell County on North Carolina map.

About

McDowell County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 44,996 and a population density of 32 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 45,756 inhabitants. Its county seat is Welch. The county was created 163 years ago in 1858.

Geography

McDowell County is located at 35°40'52"N 82°2'55"W (35.6812400, -82.0487000). It has 5 neighbors: Buchanan County, Tazewell County, Mercer County, Mingo County and Wyoming County.

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McDowell County WV Court

The largest city of McDowell County is Marion with a population of 7,891. Other cities include and Old Fort population 924. See all McDowell County cities & populated places.

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McDowell County map

McDowell County Quick Facts

Population : 45,756 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : McDowell County
Area : 1385 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : James McDowell
Altitude : 1,220 feet / 372 meters
Capital : Welch
Establishment : February 02, 1858
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:26:19 (14th June 2021)
Density : 33 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.66% (2010-2019)

McDowell County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of McDowell County increased by 1.66% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 44,996 - census
2011 45,053 0.13% estimation process
2012 44,999 -0.12% estimation process
2013 45,021 0.05% estimation process
2014 45,007 -0.03% estimation process
2015 44,967 -0.09% estimation process
2016 44,866 -0.23% estimation process
2017 45,083 0.48% estimation process
2018 45,465 0.84% estimation process
2019 45,756 0.64% estimation process

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People born in McDowell County (4)

People born in McDowell County, including activist Charles Kenzie Steele, playwright Kermit Hunter, businessman Roy Lee Cooke, you can see a list of people who born in McDowell County.

Other places with the same name (1)

McDowell County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Marion 7,891 City in McDowell County, North Carolina, U.
Old Fort 924 Human settlement in McDowell County, 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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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
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
Gaston County 224,529 County in North Carolina, United States

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