Wayne County , North Carolina

Wayne County: County in North Carolina, United States

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

About

Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 122,623 and a population density of 220 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Goldsboro. The county was created 242 years ago in 1778.

Wayne County Courthouse 1948 image
Wayne County Courthouse 1948
Wayne County Courthouse 1948 image

Geography

Wayne County is located at 35°21'50"N 78°0'15"W (35.3637800, -78.0041500). It has 6 neighbors: Duplin County, Greene County, Johnston County, Lenoir County, Sampson County and Wilson County.

Wayne County map

The largest city of Wayne County is Goldsboro with a population of 34,447. Other cities include, Mount Olive population 4,728, Elroy population 3,869 and Seven Springs population 111. See all Wayne County cities & populated places.

Wayne County Quick Facts

Population : 123,967 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County
Twitter username : waynecountygov
Area : 557 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : Anthony Wayne
Capital : Goldsboro
Establishment : January 01, 1779
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:27:49 (19th September 2021)
Density : 223 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.08% (2010-2020)

Wayne County has 6 neighbours.

  • Goldsboro

Demographics

The population of Wayne County increased by 1.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 122,623 - census
2011 124,038 1.14% estimation process
2012 124,559 0.42% estimation process
2013 124,587 0.02% estimation process
2014 124,586 -0% estimation process
2015 124,342 -0.2% estimation process
2016 124,269 -0.06% estimation process
2017 123,034 -1% estimation process
2018 123,237 0.16% estimation process
2019 123,131 -0.09% estimation process
2020 123,967 0.67% estimation process

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People born in Wayne County (4)

People born in Wayne County, including politician Charles Brantley Aycock, politician Martin Lancaster, Confederate Army general Cadmus M. Wilcox, you can see a list of people who born in Wayne County.

Other places with the same name (16)

Wayne County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Goldsboro 34,447 City in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States
Mount Olive 4,728 City in Illinois
Elroy 3,869 City in Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States
Mar-Mac 3,615 Township in Wayne County, North Carolina
Brogden 2,633 Census designated place
Fremont 1,264 Town in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States
Pikeville 677 Township in Wayne County, North Carolina
Eureka 200 Town in North Carolina, USA
Seven Springs 111 Human settlement in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States of America

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,128,945 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
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