Harnett County, North Carolina

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Harnett County, North Carolina
Harnett County Courthouse.jpg
Harnett County Courthouse
Map of North Carolina highlighting Harnett County
Location in the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
Founded 1855
Named for Cornelius Harnett
Seat Lillington
Largest city Dunn
Area
 • Total 601 sq mi (1,557 km2)
 • Land 595 sq mi (1,541 km2)
 • Water 6.3 sq mi (16 km2), 1.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2014) 126,666
 • Density 212.8/sq mi (82.2/km2)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website www.harnett.org

Harnett County is a county in the state of North Carolina, United States. In 2000, 91,025 people lived there. Its county seat is Lillington.

History[change | change source]

The county was made in 1855 from Cumberland County. It was named for Cornelius Harnett.

Government[change | change source]

Harnett County is a member of the Mid-Carolina Council of Governments.

Connected Counties[change | change source]

Cities and Towns[change | change source]

These cities and towns are in Harnett County:

Other websites[change | change source]