Sampson County, North Carolina

Sampson County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Sampson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,431 and a population density of 26 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 63,382 inhabitants. Its county seat is Clinton. The county was created 238 years ago in 1783.

Quick Facts about Sampson County

Population : 63,382 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 2454 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : John Sampson
Altitude : 115 feet / 35 meters
Capital : Clinton
Establishment : January 01, 1784
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:04:15 (9th December 2022)
Density : 26 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.08% (2010-2020)
Sampson County locator map
Location of Sampson County on North Carolina map.
Sampson County  North Carolina Courthouse image
Sampson County North Carolina Courthouse
Sampson County  North Carolina Courthouse image

Geography

Sampson County is located at 34°59'30"N 78°22'17"W (34.9916300, -78.3715200). It has 6 neighbors: Bladen County, Duplin County, Harnett County, Johnston County, Pender County and Wayne County.

Sampson County map

The largest city of Sampson County is Roseboro with a population of 1,183. Other cities include, Garland population 613, Salemburg population 413, Harrells population 191 and Autryville population 191. See all Sampson County cities & populated places.

Sampson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Plain View 1,961 Census-designated place in Sampson County, North Carolina
Roseboro 1,183 City in Sampson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Garland 613 Place in North Carolina
Keener 567 Township in Sampson County, North Carolina
Newton Grove 563 Township in Sampson County, North Carolina
Spiveys Corner 506 Township in Sampson County, North Carolina
Salemburg 413 Human settlement in Sampson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Turkey 292 Town in North Carolina, United States
Harrells 191 Human settlement in North Carolina, United States of America
Autryville 191 Human settlement in Sampson County, North Carolina, United States of America

Sampson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Clinton

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sampson County decreased by 0.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 63,431 - census
2011 63,514 0.13% estimation process
2012 63,708 0.3% estimation process
2013 63,898 0.3% estimation process
2014 63,796 -0.16% estimation process
2015 63,559 -0.37% estimation process
2016 63,225 -0.53% estimation process
2017 63,263 0.06% estimation process
2018 63,345 0.13% estimation process
2019 63,531 0.29% estimation process
2020 63,382 -0.24% estimation process

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People born in Sampson County (10)

People born in Sampson County, including Member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina; Farmer Bob Etheridge, politician William R. King, politician Thomas Overton Moore, .

List

  • Lauch Faircloth (American politician) he was born in 14/01/1928
  • Larry M. Bell (American politician) he was born in 18/08/1939
  • Robert Herring Wright (President of East Carolina Teacher Training School) he was born in 21/05/1870
  • George Edwin Butler (American lawyer, author) he was born in 05/06/1868
  • Amos Johnson (American racing driver) he was born in 09/04/1941
  • Owen L. W. Smith (African-American minister and diplomat) he was born in 18/05/1851
  • Davetter Shepard (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 20/10/1921

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