Pender County, North Carolina

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Pender County
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in Burgaw, North Carolina.
Map of North Carolina highlighting Pender 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°31′N 77°53′W / 34.51°N 77.89°W / 34.51; -77.89
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1875
Named forWilliam Dorsey Pender
SeatBurgaw
Largest townBurgaw
Area
 • Total933 sq mi (2,420 km2)
 • Land870 sq mi (2,300 km2)
 • Water63 sq mi (160 km2)  6.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
62,162
 • Density60/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th
Websitewww.pendercountync.gov

Pender County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,217.[1] Its county seat is Burgaw.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.