Wilson County, North Carolina

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Wilson County
County of Wilson
Wilson County Courthouse
Wilson County Courthouse
Map of North Carolina highlighting Wilson 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°42′N 77°55′W / 35.7°N 77.92°W / 35.7; -77.92
Country United States
State North Carolina
FoundedFebruary 13, 1855; 165 years ago (1855-02-13)
Named forCol. Louis D. Wilson
SeatWilson
Largest cityWilson
Area
 • Total374 sq mi (970 km2)
 • Land368 sq mi (950 km2)
 • Water5.6 sq mi (15 km2)  1.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
81,455
 • Density221/sq mi (85/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
27542, 27557, 27803, 27807, 27813, 27822, 27829, 27830, 27851, 27852, 27873, 27878, 27880, 27883, 27888, 27893, 27895, 27896
Area code252
Congressional districts1st, 2nd
Websitewww.wilson-co.com

Wilson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 81,234.[1] The county seat is Wilson.[2]

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.