Plymouth Washington County, North Carolina

Plymouth: Town in North Carolina, United States

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Location of Plymouth on North Carolina map.


Plymouth is a town located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,878 and a population density of 371 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,332 inhabitants.

The town was created 234 years ago in 1786.

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Plymouth is located at 35°52'1"N 76°44'55"W (35.8668300, -76.7485600).

Plymouth map


Plymouth forecast: Sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 2 to 12 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. more

Plymouth Quick Facts

Population : 3,332 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 27962
Phone Area Codes : 252
Area : 10.45 km2
Altitude : 13 feet / 4 meters
Capital city : Plymouth is capital of Washington County
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (234 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:58:58 (18th October 2021)
Density : 319 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -16.39% (2010-2020)
Weather : 71℉ Sunny 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Plymouth decreased by 16.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,878 - census
2011 3,786 -2.43% estimation process
2012 3,712 -1.99% estimation process
2013 3,710 -0.05% estimation process
2014 3,648 -1.7% estimation process
2015 3,579 -1.93% estimation process
2016 3,521 -1.65% estimation process
2017 3,478 -1.24% estimation process
2018 3,420 -1.7% estimation process
2019 3,361 -1.76% estimation process
2020 3,332 -0.87% estimation process

Plymouth zip code is 27962. County name: Washington, County fips: 37187

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People born in Plymouth (9)

People born in Plymouth, including playwright and theatre impresario Augustin Daly, politician Louis C. Latham, actor J. B. Smoove, you can see a list of people who born in Plymouth.

  • Aaron Anderson (United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/01/1811
  • Charles Bowser (American football player) he was born in 02/10/1959
  • Don Brown (American fiction writer) he was born in 03/06/1960
  • Jacklyn Harold Lucas (United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 14/02/1928
  • Reddy Rowe (American football player and coach, baseball player and coach (1887-1966)) he was born in 18/08/1887
  • Dorothy Stafford (American public service administrator, activist and journalist (1905-1997)) she was born in 14/03/1905

Schools in Plymouth

College & universities near Plymouth, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198905 Martin Community College Williamston (NC) 27892-9988

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Plymouth, NC

Code Name Address Type
GRN Greenville, NC Second and Reade Streets BUS
NBR New Bern, NC 203 South Front Street BUS
RMT Rocky Mount 101 Hammond Street RAIL
KNC Kinston, NC 101 East New Bern Road BUS
WLN Wilson 401 East Nash Street RAIL

Post offices near Plymouth

Post Office Name City ZIP
Plymouth Post Office Plymouth (NC) 27962

Other places with the same name (20)

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Roper 533 Town in Washington County, North Carolina, United States
Creswell 232 Human settlement in Washington County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Plymouth distances to largest North Carolina cities