Macon County, North Carolina

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Macon County
Macon County Courthouse in Franklin
Macon County Courthouse in Franklin
Map of North Carolina highlighting Macon 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°09′N 83°25′W / 35.15°N 83.42°W / 35.15; -83.42
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1828
Named forNathaniel Macon
SeatFranklin
Largest townFranklin
Area
 • Total520 sq mi (1,300 km2)
 • Land516 sq mi (1,340 km2)
 • Water4.1 sq mi (11 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
35,285
 • Density66/sq mi (25/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district11th
Websitewww.maconnc.org

Macon County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, 33,922 people live here.[1] Its county seat is Franklin.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.