Lenoir County, North Carolina

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Lenoir County
Lenoir County Courthouse located at 130 S Queen Street, Kinston.
Lenoir County Courthouse located at 130 S Queen Street, Kinston.
Map of North Carolina highlighting Lenoir 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°14′N 77°38′W / 35.24°N 77.64°W / 35.24; -77.64
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1791
Named forWilliam Lenoir
SeatKinston
Largest cityKinston
Area
 • Total403 sq mi (1,040 km2)
 • Land401 sq mi (1,040 km2)
 • Water2.2 sq mi (6 km2)  0.6%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
55,976
 • Density149/sq mi (58/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitewww.co.lenoir.nc.us

Lenoir County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 59,495 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Kinston.[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.