Craven County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Craven County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2020, 100,720 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is New Bern.[2]

Craven County
Craven County Courthouse in New Bern
Craven County Courthouse in New Bern
Map of North Carolina highlighting Craven 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°07′01″N 77°04′53″W / 35.116829°N 77.08132°W / 35.116829; -77.08132
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forWilliam, Earl of Craven
SeatNew Bern
Largest communityNew Bern
 • Total773.28 sq mi (2,002.8 km2)
 • Land706.57 sq mi (1,830.0 km2)
 • Water66.71 sq mi (172.8 km2)  8.63%
 • Total100,720
 • Density142.55/sq mi (55.04/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd

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  1. "QuickFacts: Craven County, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 17, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.