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North Carolina: State of the United States of America

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Geography

North Carolina is located at 35°30'2"N 80°0'1"W (35.5006900, -80.0003200). It has 4 neighbors: Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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The largest city of North Carolina is Charlotte with a population of 885,708. Other cities include, Raleigh population 474,069, Greensboro population 296,710, Durham population 278,993 and Winston-Salem population 247,945. See all North Carolina cities & populated places.

Weather

North Carolina forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

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North Carolina map

North Carolina Quick Facts

Population : 10,488,084
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Head of government : Governor of North Carolina
Phone Area Codes : 910, 704, 980, 252, 919, 828, 984, 336
Area : 139390 km2
Water as percent of area : 9.66%
Land as percent of area : 90.34%
Continent : North America
Easternmost point : Point(-75.525055555 35.2215)
Northernmost point : Point(-76.915861111 36.552083333)
Legislative body : North Carolina General Assembly
Named for : north, Province of Carolina
Official language : English
Altitude : 705 feet / 215 meters
Capital : Raleigh
Establishment : November 11, 1789 (231 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone, America/New_York
Local time : 19:16:28 (22nd June 2021)
Weather : 87℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

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North Carolina has 4 neighbours.

  • Georgia state in the southeastern United States
  • South Carolina state of the United States of America
  • Tennessee state of the United States of America
  • Virginia state of the United States of America

  • Jackson County
  • Alexander County
  • Beaufort County
  • Pasquotank County
  • Richmond County
  • Halifax County
  • Jones County
  • Chatham County
  • Cumberland County
  • Caswell County
  • Ashe County
  • Alleghany County
  • Yadkin County
  • Chowan County
  • Transylvania County
  • Gates County
  • Cabarrus County
  • Wilson County
  • Onslow County
  • Caldwell County
  • Edgecombe County
  • Cherokee County
  • Watauga County
  • Tyrrell County
  • Camden County
  • Duplin County
  • Wayne County
  • Hoke County
  • Yancey County
  • Cleveland County
  • Rowan County
  • Henderson County
  • Anson County
  • Franklin County
  • Person County
  • Pender County
  • Carteret County
  • Martin County
  • Wilkes County
  • Harnett County
  • Stanly County
  • Macon County
  • Catawba County
  • Scotland County
  • Washington County
  • Burke County
  • New Hanover County
  • Buncombe County
  • Alamance County
  • Swain County
  • Clay County
  • Currituck County
  • Lincoln County
  • Polk County
  • Mitchell County
  • Wake County
  • Lenoir County
  • Davidson County
  • Northampton County
  • Orange County
  • Hertford County
  • Rutherford County
  • Forsyth County
  • Lee County
  • Craven County
  • Surry County
  • Randolph County
  • Avery County
  • Dare County
  • Robeson County
  • Rockingham County
  • Bladen County
  • Haywood County
  • Greene County
  • Granville County
  • Graham County
  • Warren County
  • Pamlico County
  • Pitt County
  • Iredell County
  • Durham County
  • Guilford County
  • Sampson County
  • Gaston County
  • Brunswick County
  • McDowell County
  • Union County
  • Mecklenburg County
  • Moore County
  • Stokes County
  • Bertie County
  • Nash County
  • Hyde County
  • Madison County
  • Davie County
  • Vance County
  • Columbus County
  • Perquimans County
  • Montgomery County
  • Johnston County

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1830 737,987 - census
1910 2,206,287 66.55% census
1920 2,559,123 13.79% census
1930 3,170,276 19.28% census
1940 3,571,623 11.24% census
1950 4,061,929 12.07% census
1960 4,556,155 10.85% census
1970 5,082,059 10.35% census
1980 5,881,766 13.6% census
1990 6,628,637 11.27% census
2000 8,049,313 17.65% census
2010 9,535,483 15.59% census
2011 9,657,592 1.26% estimation process
2012 9,749,476 0.94% estimation process
2013 9,843,336 0.95% estimation process
2014 9,932,887 0.9% estimation process
2015 10,031,646 0.98% estimation process
2016 10,154,788 1.21% estimation process
2017 10,268,233 1.1% estimation process
2018 10,381,615 1.09% estimation process
2019 10,488,084 1.02% estimation process

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People born in North Carolina (200)

People born in North Carolina, including writer Ben Fountain, con artist and prison escapee Steven Jay Russell, crime fiction writer Margaret Maron, you can see a list of people who born in North Carolina.

Largest Cities in North Carolina (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in North Carolina.

City Name Title County Population
North Carolina State of the United States of America 10,488,084
Charlotte City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States Mecklenburg 885,708
Raleigh Capital of North Carolina Wake 474,069
Greensboro City in North Carolina, United States of America Guilford 296,710
Durham County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States Durham 278,993
Winston-Salem City in Forsyth County, North Carolina Forsyth 247,945
Fayetteville City in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States Cumberland 211,657
Cary Town in North Carolina, United States Wake 170,282
Wilmington City in and county seat of New Castle County, Delaware, United States New Hanover 123,744
High Point City in North Carolina, United States Guilford 112,791
Concord City in North Carolina, United States Cabarrus 96,341
Greenville County seat of Greenville County, South Carolina, United States Pitt 93,400
Asheville County seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States Buncombe 92,870
City of Greenville City in North Carolina, United States Pitt 84,554
Gastonia City in North Carolina, United States Gaston 77,273
Jacksonville City in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States Onslow 72,436

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North Carolina Counties (more)

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
Wake County 1,111,761
Mecklenburg County 1,110,356
Guilford County 537,174
Forsyth County 382,295
Cumberland County 335,509
Durham County 321,488
Buncombe County 261,191
Union County 239,859
New Hanover County 234,473
Gaston County 224,529
Cabarrus County 216,453
Johnston County 209,339
Onslow County 197,938
Iredell County 181,806
Pitt County 180,742
Alamance County 169,509

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Map & Images (more maps)

Map of North Carolina Na 1
Map of North Carolina Na 1
Usa North Carolina Location Map
Usa North Carolina Location Map
North Carolina Flag Map
North Carolina Flag Map
Where Is North Carolina Located
Where Is North Carolina Located
North Carolina Cities And Towns
North Carolina Cities And Towns
North Carolina County Map
North Carolina County Map
North Carolina Reference Map
North Carolina Reference Map
North Carolina Rivers And Lakes
North Carolina Rivers And Lakes
North Carolina Plant Hardiness Zone Map
North Carolina Plant Hardiness Zone Map

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