Brunswick County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Brunswick County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 73,143 people lived there. Its county seat is Bolivia.

Brunswick County
Brunswick County Courthouse.
Map of North Carolina highlighting Brunswick 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: 34°02′N 78°13′W / 34.04°N 78.22°W / 34.04; -78.22
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1764
Named forDuchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg
SeatBolivia
Largest townLeland
Area
 • Total1,050 sq mi (2,700 km2)
 • Land847 sq mi (2,190 km2)
 • Water203 sq mi (530 km2)  19%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total107,431
 • Density127/sq mi (49/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th
Websitewww.brunsco.net

HistoryEdit

The county was made in 1764 from parts of Bladen County and New Hanover County.

GovernmentEdit

Brunswick County is part of the local Cape Fear Council of Governments.

Connected countiesEdit

These counties are connected to Brunswick County:

Cities and townsEdit

These cities and towns are in Brunswick County:

Other websitesEdit