New Hanover County , North Carolina

New Hanover County: County in North Carolina, United States

New Hanover County locator map
Location of New Hanover County on North Carolina map.

About

New Hanover County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 202,667 and a population density of 239 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 236,613 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wilmington. The county was created 292 years ago in 1728.

New Hanover County  NC  courthouse IMG 4363 image
New Hanover County NC courthouse IMG 4363
New Hanover County  NC  courthouse IMG 4363 image

Geography

New Hanover County is located at 34°10'53"N 77°51'56"W (34.1814100, -77.8656100). It has 2 neighbors: Brunswick County and Pender County.

New Hanover County map

The largest city of New Hanover County is Wilmington with a population of 124,794. Other cities include, Ogden population 6,766, Silver Lake population 5,598, Wrightsville Beach population 2,516 and Kure Beach population 2,077. See all New Hanover County cities & populated places.

Weather

New Hanover County forecast: Clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 7 mph. more

New Hanover County Quick Facts

Population : 236,613 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Twitter username : newhanoverco
Area : 849 km2
Water as percent of area : 42%
Land as percent of area : 58%
Named for : House of Hanover
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Capital : Wilmington
Establishment : January 01, 1729
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:22:56 (27th October 2021)
Density : 279 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 14.35% (2010-2020)
Weather : 53℉ Clear 7-days weather

New Hanover County has 2 neighbours.

  • Wilmington

Demographics

The population of New Hanover County increased by 14.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 202,667 - census
2011 205,966 1.6% estimation process
2012 209,045 1.47% estimation process
2013 212,921 1.82% estimation process
2014 215,963 1.41% estimation process
2015 219,422 1.58% estimation process
2016 224,809 2.4% estimation process
2017 228,728 1.71% estimation process
2018 232,256 1.52% estimation process
2019 234,473 0.95% estimation process
2020 236,613 0.9% estimation process

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People born in New Hanover County (5)

People born in New Hanover County, including politician Timothy Bloodworth, politician Julia Boseman, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Alfred Moore, you can see a list of people who born in New Hanover County.

Other places with the same name (1)

New Hanover County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in New Hanover County.

City Name Population Title
Wilmington 124,794 City in and county seat of New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Masonboro 14,826 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Murraysville 14,215 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Myrtle Grove 8,875 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Kings Grant 8,278 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Ogden 6,766 Place in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States of America
Carolina Beach 6,369 Town of the United States
Silver Lake 5,598 City in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States
Wrightsboro 4,896 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Seagate 4,590 Census-designated place in the U.
Northchase 3,747 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Bayshore 3,393 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Skippers Corner 2,785 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Wrightsville Beach 2,516 City in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States of America
Kure Beach 2,077 City in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States of America
Sea Breeze 1,969 Census designated place

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