Richmond County, North Carolina

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Richmond County
Richmond County Courthouse in Rockingham
Richmond County Courthouse in Rockingham
Map of North Carolina highlighting Richmond 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°00′N 79°45′W / 35°N 79.75°W / 35; -79.75
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1779
Named forCharles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox
SeatRockingham
Largest cityRockingham
Area
 • Total480 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Land474 sq mi (1,230 km2)
 • Water6.1 sq mi (16 km2)  1.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
44,897
 • Density98/sq mi (38/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district9th
Websitewww.richmondnc.com

Richmond County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 46,639 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Rockingham.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.