McDowell County, North Carolina

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McDowell County
McDowell County Courthouse in Marion
McDowell County Courthouse in Marion
Map of North Carolina highlighting McDowell 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°41′N 82°03′W / 35.68°N 82.05°W / 35.68; -82.05
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1842
Named forJoseph McDowell
SeatMarion
Largest cityMarion
Area
 • Total446 sq mi (1,160 km2)
 • Land441 sq mi (1,140 km2)
 • Water5.4 sq mi (14 km2)  1.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
45,507
 • Density102/sq mi (39/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district11th
Websitewww.mcdowellgov.com

McDowell County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 44,996 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Marion.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.