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
Named forWilliam Dorsey Pender
Largest townBurgaw
 • Total933 sq mi (2,420 km2)
 • Land870 sq mi (2,300 km2)
 • Water63 sq mi (160 km2)  6.8%
 • Estimate 
 • Density60/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th

Pender County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 52,217 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Burgaw.[2]

History[change | change source]

The county was made in 1875 from New Hanover County.

Law and government[change | change source]

Pender County is part of the local Cape Fear Council of Governments.

Bordering counties[change | change source]

These counties are bordered to Pender County:

Communities[change | change source]

These communities are in Pender County:

Towns[change | change source]

Village[change | change source]

Census-designated places[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

Townships[change | change source]

  • Burgaw
  • Canetuck
  • Caswell
  • Columbia
  • Grady
  • Holly
  • Long Creek
  • Rocky Point
  • Topsail
  • Union

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.

Other websites[change | change source]