Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina

Wadesboro: City in North Carolina

About

Wadesboro is a city located in the county of Anson in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,813 and a population density of 340 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,242 inhabitants.

The city was created 239 years ago in 1782.

Quick Facts about Wadesboro

Population : 5,242 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Anson County
Postal code : 28170
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 17.1 km2
Named for : Thomas Wade
Altitude : 512 feet / 156 meters
Capital city : Wadesboro is capital of Anson County
Establishment : January 01, 1783 (239 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:37:23 (8th August 2022)
Density : 306 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.89% (2010-2020)
Wadesboro locator map
Location of Wadesboro on North Carolina map.
Uptown Wadesboro in December image
Uptown Wadesboro in December
Uptown Wadesboro in December image

Geography

Wadesboro is located at 34°58'6"N 80°4'36"W (34.9682100, -80.0767300).

Wadesboro map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wadesboro decreased by 10.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,813 - census
2011 5,710 -1.8% estimation process
2012 5,662 -0.85% estimation process
2013 5,616 -0.82% estimation process
2014 5,441 -3.22% estimation process
2015 5,369 -1.34% estimation process
2016 5,324 -0.85% estimation process
2017 5,280 -0.83% estimation process
2018 5,288 0.15% estimation process
2019 5,275 -0.25% estimation process
2020 5,242 -0.63% estimation process

Wadesboro zip code is 28170. County name: Anson, County fips: 37007

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People born in Wadesboro (14)

People born in Wadesboro, including professional wrestler Junkyard Dog, politician Edmund Strother Dargan, Player of football Cedrick Holt, .

List

  • Hoyt Patrick Taylor, Jr. (American politician) he was born in 01/04/1924
  • John Gaddy (American baseball player) he was born in 05/02/1914
  • John T. Henley (North Carolina politician) he was born in 10/08/1921
  • Leon Levine (American businessman) he was born in 08/06/1937
  • Tom Brewer (American baseball player) he was born in 03/09/1931
  • Trinton Sturdivant (American football offensive lineman) he was born in 19/01/1989
  • Will Robinson (American basketball coach) he was born in 03/06/1911
  • Justin Burr (American politician) he was born in 28/06/1985
  • Carla Cunningham (American politician) she was born in 12/01/1962
  • Frank Bennett (College football player (1879-1936)) he was born in 08/03/1879
  • David Little (actor) he was born in 21/03/1937

Schools in Wadesboro

College & universities near Wadesboro, NC

Code Name City ZIP
434292 Anson College of Cosmetology Wadesboro (NC) 28170-2147

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wadesboro, NC

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

Post offices near Wadesboro

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wadesbor Post Office Wadesboro (NC) 28170

Other cities in Anson County

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

City Name Population Title
Mineral Springs 3,171 Human settlement in Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Polkton 2,288 City in Anson 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

Wadesboro distances to largest North Carolina cities