Brunswick County, North Carolina

Coordinates: 34°02′20″N 78°13′40″W / 34.038754°N 78.227765°W / 34.038754; -78.227765
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Brunswick County
Brunswick County Courthouse
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′20″N 78°13′40″W / 34.038754°N 78.227765°W / 34.038754; -78.227765
Country United States
State North Carolina
FoundedMarch 9, 1764
Named forDuchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Largest communityLeland
 • Total1,049.54 sq mi (2,718.3 km2)
 • Land850.08 sq mi (2,201.7 km2)
 • Water199.46 sq mi (516.6 km2)  19.00%
 • Total136,693
 • Density160.80/sq mi (62.09/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th

Brunswick County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2020, 136,693 people lived there.[1] 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:

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Brunswick County, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 17, 2024.

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