Harnett County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Harnett County is a county in the state of North Carolina, United States. In 2020, 133,568 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Lillington.

Harnett County
Harnett County Courthouse
Harnett County Courthouse
Map of North Carolina highlighting Harnett 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°22′07″N 78°52′18″W / 35.368635°N 78.87161°W / 35.368635; -78.87161
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forCornelius Harnett
Largest communityAnderson Creek
 • Total601.22 sq mi (1,557.2 km2)
 • Land594.93 sq mi (1,540.9 km2)
 • Water6.29 sq mi (16.3 km2)  1.05%
 • Total133,568
 • Density224.51/sq mi (86.68/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts9th, 13th

History change

The county was made in 1855 from Cumberland County. It was named for Cornelius Harnett.

Government change

Harnett County is a member of the Mid-Carolina Council of Governments.

Connected Counties change

Cities and Towns change

These cities and towns are in Harnett County:

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Harnett County, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.

Other websites change