Wayne County, North Carolina

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Wayne County
Wayne County Courthouse in Goldsboro, 1948
Wayne County Courthouse in Goldsboro, 1948
Map of North Carolina highlighting Wayne 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°22′N 78°00′W / 35.36°N 78°W / 35.36; -78
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1779
Named forAnthony Wayne
SeatGoldsboro
Largest cityGoldsboro
Area
 • Total557 sq mi (1,440 km2)
 • Land553 sq mi (1,430 km2)
 • Water3.8 sq mi (10 km2)  0.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2019)
123,131
 • Density222/sq mi (86/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th
Websitewww.waynegov.com

Wayne County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 122,623 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Goldsboro[2] It is the home to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 30, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.