Onslow County, North Carolina

Onslow County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Onslow County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 177,772 and a population density of 76 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 203,943 inhabitants. Its county seat is Jacksonville. The county was created 289 years ago in 1733.

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

Quick Facts about Onslow County

Population : 203,943 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Twitter username : onslowpio
Area : 2353 km2
Water as percent of area : 16%
Land as percent of area : 84%
Named for : Arthur Onslow
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Capital : Jacksonville
Establishment : January 01, 1734
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:20:24 (1st October 2023)
Density : 87 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.83% (2010-2020)
Weather : 78℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
Jacksonville NC 1904 Courthouse image
Jacksonville NC 1904 Courthouse
Jacksonville NC 1904 Courthouse image

Geography

Onslow County is located at 34°45'47"N 77°23'35"W (34.7630500, -77.3931900). It has 4 neighbors: Carteret County, Duplin County, Jones County and Pender County.

Onslow County map

The largest city of Onslow County is Jacksonville with a population of 76,284. Other cities include and Holly Ridge population 3,092. See all Onslow County cities & populated places.

Onslow County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Onslow County.

City Name Population Title
Jacksonville 76,284 The most populous city in Onslow County, North Carolina.
Piney Green 13,293 Census designated place
Half Moon 8,352 Census-Designated Place in Onslow County, North Carolina
Swansboro 3,394 Town in North Carolina, United States
Holly Ridge 3,092 City in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States of America
Sneads Ferry 2,646 Township in Onslow County, North Carolina
Pumpkin Center 2,222 Township in Onslow County, North Carolina
Richlands 1,689 Township in Onslow County, North Carolina
North Topsail Beach 743 Town in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States

Weather

Onslow County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. more

Onslow County has 4 neighbours.

  • Jacksonville

Demographics

The population of Onslow County increased by 12.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 177,772 - census
2011 184,993 3.9% estimation process
2012 190,678 2.98% estimation process
2013 192,354 0.87% estimation process
2014 191,822 -0.28% estimation process
2015 193,114 0.67% estimation process
2016 192,314 -0.42% estimation process
2017 195,066 1.41% estimation process
2018 196,915 0.94% estimation process
2019 197,938 0.52% estimation process
2020 203,943 2.94% estimation process

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People born in Onslow County (5)

People born in Onslow County, including football player and coach Norv Turner, actress Jere Fields, American-football player Nakia Codie, .

List

  • Sugar Dulin (soldier in the American Revolutionary War and resident of Mecklenburg County, N.C.) he was born in 23/04/1763
  • Virginia Russell Reavis (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 06/10/1920

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Winston-Salem 248,112 The fifth most populous city in North Carolina.
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