Brunswick County, North Carolina

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Brunswick County
Brunswick County Courthouse.
Map of North Carolina highlighting Brunswick County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°02′N 78°13′W / 34.04°N 78.22°W / 34.04; -78.22
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1764
Named forDuchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg
SeatBolivia
Largest townLeland
Area
 • Total1,050 sq mi (2,700 km2)
 • Land847 sq mi (2,190 km2)
 • Water203 sq mi (530 km2)  19%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total107,431
 • Density127/sq mi (49/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th
Websitewww.brunsco.net

Brunswick County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 73,143 people lived there. Its county seat is Bolivia.

History[change | change source]

The county was made in 1764 from parts of Bladen County and New Hanover County.

Government[change | change source]

Brunswick County is part of the local Cape Fear Council of Governments.

Connected counties[change | change source]

These counties are connected to Brunswick County:

Cities and towns[change | change source]

These cities and towns are in Brunswick County:

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