Lee County, North Carolina

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Lee County
Lee County Courthouse in Sanford
Lee County Courthouse in Sanford
Map of North Carolina highlighting Lee 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: 35°29′N 79°10′W / 35.48°N 79.17°W / 35.48; -79.17
Country United States
State North Carolina
FoundedMarch 6, 1907
Named forGeneral Robert E. Lee
SeatSanford
Largest citySanford
Area
 • Total259 sq mi (670 km2)
 • Land255 sq mi (660 km2)
 • Water4.1 sq mi (11 km2)  1.6%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
61,452
 • Density227/sq mi (88/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th
Websitewww.leecountync.gov

Lee County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 57,866 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Sanford.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.