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Where is Watauga County, North Carolina?

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

With a total 811.84 sq. km of land and water area, Watauga County, North Carolina is the 2818th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 52,560 people, Watauga County has a total 32628 households earning 34293 on average per year.

Watauga County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37189
Area Codes 828
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Boone (population: 33,571), Banner Elk (population: 6,272), Vilas (population: 4,130), Blowing Rock (population: 3,460), Deep Gap (population: 2,387), Zionville (population: 2,287), Sugar Grove (population: 2,094)
Land Area 20,294 sq miles
Water Area 312 sq miles
Household Income $34,293
Housing Units 32,628
Median Home Value $228,700
High School Grads 89% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 38% of population
Retail Spending $17,836 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $131,419 per capita
Universities and Colleges Appalachian State University

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.