Richmond County , North Carolina

Richmond County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Richmond County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 46,639 and a population density of 38 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 44,332 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rockingham. The county was created 243 years ago in 1778.

Richmond County Quick Facts

Population : 44,332 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Richmond County, Richmond County, Richmond, Richmond County
Area : 1242 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Named for : Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond
Capital : Rockingham
Establishment : January 01, 1779
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:56:31 (25th May 2022)
Density : 36 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.2% (2010-2020)
Richmond County locator map
Location of Richmond County on North Carolina map.
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RICHMOND COUNTY COURTHOUSE
RICHMOND COUNTY COURTHOUSE image

Geography

Richmond County is located at 35°0'21"N 79°44'52"W (35.0059400, -79.7478300). It has 8 neighbors: Anson County, Hoke County, Montgomery County, Moore County, Scotland County, Stanly County, Chesterfield County and Marlboro County.

Richmond County map

The largest city of Richmond County is Rockingham with a population of 8,520. Other cities include, City of Hamlet population 6,495, Hamlet population 6,356, Ellerbe population 968 and Dobbins Heights population 780. See all Richmond County cities & populated places.

Richmond County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Richmond County.

City Name Population Title
Rockingham 8,520 City in North Carolina
Hamlet 6,356 Small settlement in a rural area
East Rockingham 3,736 Township in Richmond County, North Carolina
Cordova 1,775 Township in Richmond County, North Carolina
Ellerbe 968 Human settlement in Richmond County, North Carolina, United States of America
Dobbins Heights 780 Human settlement in Richmond County, North Carolina, United States of America
Hoffman 571 Human settlement in Richmond County, North Carolina, United States of America
Norman 130 Human settlement in Richmond County, North Carolina, United States of America

Richmond County has 8 neighbours.

  • Rockingham

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Richmond County decreased by 5.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 46,639 - census
2011 46,651 0.03% estimation process
2012 46,359 -0.63% estimation process
2013 46,133 -0.49% estimation process
2014 45,771 -0.79% estimation process
2015 45,429 -0.75% estimation process
2016 45,012 -0.93% estimation process
2017 44,827 -0.41% estimation process
2018 44,888 0.14% estimation process
2019 44,829 -0.13% estimation process
2020 44,332 -1.12% estimation process

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People born in Richmond County (6)

People born in Richmond County, including Surgeon General of the United States Rupert Blue, politician Henry Frye, First black captain in US army Orindatus Simon Bolivar Wall, .

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Other places with the same name (4)

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Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States