Wilson County, North Carolina

Wilson County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Wilson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 81,234 and a population density of 217 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 81,979 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wilson. The county was created 169 years ago in 1855.

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

Quick Facts about Wilson County

Population : 81,979 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Wilson County, Wilson County, Wilson County, Wilson
Twitter username : wilsoncountygov
Area : 374 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.5%
Land as percent of area : 98.5%
Named for : Louis Dicken Wilson
Capital : Wilson
Establishment : February 02, 1855
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:23:09 (15th April 2024)
Density : 219 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.91% (2010-2020)
Wilson County NC courthouse from SSW 1 image
Wilson County NC courthouse from SSW 1
Wilson County NC courthouse from SSW 1 image

Geography

Wilson County is located at 35°42'18"N 77°55'7"W (35.7050300, -77.9186200). It has 6 neighbors: Edgecombe County, Greene County, Johnston County, Nash County, Pitt County and Wayne County.

Wilson County map

The largest city of Wilson County is Elm City with a population of 1,296. Other cities include, Black Creek population 767 and Sims population 286. See all Wilson County cities & populated places.

Wilson County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Wilson County.

City Name Population Title
Wilson 49,643 County seat of Wilson County, North Carolina, USA
Elm City 1,296 City in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lucama 1,155 Town in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States
Stantonsburg 780 Township in Wilson County, North Carolina
Black Creek 767 Human settlement in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Saratoga 408 Town of the United States, North Carolina
Sims 286 Human settlement in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America

Wilson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Wilson

Demographics

The population of Wilson County increased by 0.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 81,234 - census
2011 81,155 -0.1% estimation process
2012 81,396 0.3% estimation process
2013 81,189 -0.25% estimation process
2014 81,007 -0.22% estimation process
2015 81,240 0.29% estimation process
2016 81,307 0.08% estimation process
2017 81,436 0.16% estimation process
2018 81,392 -0.05% estimation process
2019 81,801 0.5% estimation process
2020 81,979 0.22% estimation process

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