Walkertown Buncombe County, North Carolina

Walkertown: City in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

Walkertown is a city located in the county of Buncombe in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,675 and a population density of 273 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,290 inhabitants.

The city was created 250 years ago in 1770.

Walkertown Quick Facts

Population : 5,290 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Buncombe County
Postal code : 27051
Phone Area Codes : 336
Area : 17.12 km2
Altitude : 1,004 feet / 306 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1771 (250 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:31:38 (30th November 2021)
Density : 309 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.63% (2010-2020)
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Location of Walkertown on North Carolina map.
Forsyth County North Carolina incorporated and unincorporated areas Walkertown highlighted locator map image
Forsyth County North Carolina incorporated and unincorporated areas Walkertown highlighted
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Geography

Walkertown is located at 35°39'12"N 82°20'20"W (35.6534500, -82.3390100).

Walkertown map

Demographics

The population of Walkertown increased by 11.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,675 - census
2011 4,787 2.34% estimation process
2012 4,827 0.83% estimation process
2013 4,874 0.96% estimation process
2014 4,915 0.83% estimation process
2015 4,985 1.4% estimation process
2016 5,050 1.29% estimation process
2017 5,121 1.39% estimation process
2018 5,161 0.78% estimation process
2019 5,242 1.55% estimation process
2020 5,290 0.91% estimation process

Walkertown zip code is 27051. County name: Forsyth, County fips: 37067

Local Places in Walkertown

People born in Walkertown (1)

American softball coach Megan Smith was born in Walkertown

Schools in Walkertown

College & universities near Walkertown, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199032 Montreat College Montreat (NC) 28757-1267

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Walkertown, NC

Code Name Address Type
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Walkertown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Montrea Post Office Montreat (NC) 28757

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Buncombe County

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

City Name Population Title
Asheville 92,852 County seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
Wilson 49,479 City in and county seat of Wilson County, North Carolina
Albemarle 16,344 City in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
Black Mountain 8,256 Town in North Carolina, USA
Woodfin 6,679 City in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Swannanoa 4,576 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Royal Pines 4,272 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Weaverville 4,039 Town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Fairview 3,984 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Avery Creek 1,950 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Biltmore Forest 1,431 Town of the United States
Bent Creek 1,287 Census-designated place in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Montreat 939 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Walkertown distances to largest North Carolina cities