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Where is Columbus County, North Carolina?

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Columbus County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Columbus is found in the county seat of Whiteville.

With a total 2,469.46 sq. km of land and water area, Columbus County, North Carolina is the 831st largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 56,953 people, Columbus County has a total 25745 households earning 35761 on average per year.

Columbus County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37047
Area Codes 910
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Whiteville (population: 19,502), Tabor City (population: 9,721), Chadbourn (population: 7,045), Riegelwood (population: 3,644), Lake Waccamaw (population: 2,418), Bolton (population: 2,271), Delco (population: 2,185), Nakina (population: 2,100), Clarendon (population: 1,952), Cerro Gordo (population: 1,884)
Land Area 21,990 sq miles
Water Area 937 sq miles
Household Income $35,761
Housing Units 25,745
Median Home Value $84,500
High School Grads 79% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 12% of population
Retail Spending $9,769 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $41,129 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.