New Hanover County, North Carolina

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New Hanover County
New Hanover County Courthouse in Wilmington
Map of North Carolina highlighting New Hanover 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: 34°11′N 77°52′W / 34.18°N 77.86°W / 34.18; -77.86
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1739
Named forHouse of Hanover
SeatWilmington
Largest cityWilmington
Area
 • Total328 sq mi (850 km2)
 • Land192 sq mi (500 km2)
 • Water137 sq mi (350 km2)  42%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
232,274
 • Density1,058/sq mi (408/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th
Websitewww.nhcgov.com

New Hanover County is one of 100 counties located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 202,667.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 27, 2013.