Surry County , North Carolina

Surry County: County in North Carolina, United States

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

About

Surry County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 73,673 and a population density of 53 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 71,683 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dobson. The county was created 251 years ago in 1769.

Surry County Courthouse image
Surry County Courthouse
Surry County Courthouse image

Geography

Surry County is located at 36°24'53"N 80°41'15"W (36.4146800, -80.6874900). It has 8 neighbors: Alleghany County, Forsyth County, Stokes County, Wilkes County, Yadkin County, Carroll County, Grayson County and Patrick County.

Surry County map

The largest city of Surry County is Mount Airy with a population of 10,175. Other cities include, Dobson population 1,534 and Pilot Mountain population 1,408. See all Surry County cities & populated places.

Weather

Surry County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 77. more

Surry County Quick Facts

Population : 71,683 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Surry County
Area : 1393 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : Surrey
Altitude : 1,191 feet / 363 meters
Capital : Dobson
Establishment : January 01, 1770
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:10:50 (20th October 2021)
Density : 51 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.78% (2010-2020)
Weather : 77℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Surry County has 8 neighbours.

  • Dobson

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Surry County decreased by 2.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 73,673 - census
2011 73,496 -0.24% estimation process
2012 73,295 -0.27% estimation process
2013 72,643 -0.9% estimation process
2014 72,487 -0.22% estimation process
2015 71,998 -0.68% estimation process
2016 72,008 0.01% estimation process
2017 72,107 0.14% estimation process
2018 71,959 -0.21% estimation process
2019 71,783 -0.25% estimation process
2020 71,683 -0.14% estimation process

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People born in Surry County (10)

People born in Surry County, including Governor of Tennessee William Hall, lawyer, soldier, and U.S. Senator John Williams, politician Thomas J. Word, you can see a list of people who born in Surry County.

  • Lewis Williams (American politician) he was born in 01/02/1786
  • Luke Lea (American politician, born 1783) he was born in 21/01/1783
  • Meshack Franklin (American politician (1772-1839)) he was born in 01/01/1772
  • Ralph James Scott (American politician) he was born in 15/10/1905
  • Benton Flippen (American fiddle player and composer) he was born in 18/07/1920
  • Hardin E. Taliaferro (American humorist) he was born in 04/03/1811
  • Lunary Love (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 01/01/1928

Other places with the same name (2)

Surry County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Mount Airy 10,175 City in Surry County, North Carolina, United States
Elkin 4,001 Town in Surry and Wilkes counties in North Carolina, United States
Flat Rock 1,556 Township in Surry County, North Carolina
Dobson 1,534 Human settlement in Surry County, North Carolina, United States of America
Toast 1,450 Township in Surry County, North Carolina
Pilot Mountain 1,408 City in Piedmont Triad, North Carolina, United States of America
White Plains 1,074 Township in Surry County, North Carolina

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