Lee County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Lee County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2020, 63,285 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Sanford.[2]

Lee County
Lee County Courthouse in Sanford
Lee County Courthouse in Sanford
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Map of North Carolina highlighting Lee 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°28′35″N 79°10′20″W / 35.476336°N 79.172117°W / 35.476336; -79.172117
Country United States
State North Carolina
FoundedMarch 6, 1907
Named forRobert E. Lee
Largest communitySanford
 • Total259.20 sq mi (671.3 km2)
 • Land255.06 sq mi (660.6 km2)
 • Water4.14 sq mi (10.7 km2)  1.60%
 • Total63,285
 • Density281.2/sq mi (108.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district9th

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Lee County, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.