Rowan County, North Carolina

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Rowan County
Rowan County courthouse
Rowan County courthouse
Map of North Carolina highlighting Rowan 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°38′N 80°31′W / 35.64°N 80.52°W / 35.64; -80.52
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1753
Named forMatthew Rowan
SeatSalisbury
Largest citySalisbury
Area
 • Total524 sq mi (1,360 km2)
 • Land511 sq mi (1,320 km2)
 • Water12 sq mi (30 km2)  2.4%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
141,262
 • Density271/sq mi (105/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts8th, 13th
Websitewww.rowancountync.gov

Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its county seat, Salisbury, is the oldest continuously populated town in western North Carolina.[1] Rowan County is located northeast of Charlotte.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.