Polkton, Anson County, North Carolina

Polkton: City in Anson County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

Polkton is a city located in the county of Anson in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,375 and a population density of 410 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,288 inhabitants.

The city was created 147 years ago in 1874.

Quick Facts about Polkton

Population : 2,288 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Anson County
Postal code : 28135
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 8.24 km2
Named for : Leonidas L. Polk
Altitude : 335 feet / 102 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1875 (147 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:37:53 (8th August 2022)
Density : 278 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -47.51% (2010-2020)
Polkton locator map
Location of Polkton on North Carolina map.
NCMap-doton-Polkton locator map image
NCMap-doton-Polkton
NCMap-doton-Polkton locator map image

Geography

Polkton is located at 35°0'28"N 80°12'3"W (35.0076500, -80.2008900).

Polkton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Polkton decreased by 47.51% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,375 - census
2011 3,329 -1.38% estimation process
2012 3,304 -0.76% estimation process
2013 3,148 -4.96% estimation process
2014 3,508 10.26% estimation process
2015 3,451 -1.65% estimation process
2016 3,133 -10.15% estimation process
2017 2,933 -6.82% estimation process
2018 2,567 -14.26% estimation process
2019 1,678 -52.98% estimation process
2020 2,288 26.66% estimation process

Polkton zip code is 28135. County name: Anson, County fips: 37007

Luneville, Polkton

People born in Polkton (1)

American football player Stephone Anthony was born in Polkton

Schools in Polkton

College & universities near Polkton, NC

Code Name City ZIP
197850 South Piedmont Community College Polkton (NC) 28135

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Polkton, NC

Code Name Address Type
HAM Hamlet West Main St. and North Bridges St. RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
SOP Southern Pines 235 Northwest Broad Street RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Polkton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Polkton Post Office Polkton (NC) 28135

Other cities in Anson County

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

City Name Population Title
Wadesboro 5,242 City in North Carolina
Mineral Springs 3,171 Human settlement in Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Burnsville 1,643 Township in Anson County, North Carolina
Ansonville 586 Township in Anson County, North Carolina
Lilesville 482 Human settlement in Anson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Morven 465 Town in Anson County, North Carolina, United States
Peachland 402 Town in North Carolina, United States
McFarlan 107 Human settlement in Anson County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Polkton distances to largest North Carolina cities