Rockingham County, North Carolina

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Rockingham County
Rockingham County Courthouse in Wentworth
Rockingham County Courthouse in Wentworth
Map of North Carolina highlighting Rockingham 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: 36°24′N 79°47′W / 36.4°N 79.78°W / 36.4; -79.78
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1785
Named forCharles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham
SeatWentworth
Largest cityEden
Area
 • Total573 sq mi (1,480 km2)
 • Land566 sq mi (1,470 km2)
 • Water7.2 sq mi (19 km2)  1.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2019)
91,010
 • Density166/sq mi (64/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th
Websitewww.co.rockingham.nc.us

Rockingham County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 93,643 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Wentworth.[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. Retrieved 2011-06-07.