Onslow County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Onslow County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2020, 204,576 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Jacksonville.[2]

Onslow County
The 1904 Onslow County Courthouse
The 1904 Onslow County Courthouse
"Our mission is to deliver exceptional services that enhance the quality of life within our County"
Map of North Carolina highlighting Onslow 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°45′47″N 77°29′58″W / 34.763109°N 77.499469°W / 34.763109; -77.499469
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forArthur Onslow
Largest communityJacksonville
 • Total905.20 sq mi (2,344.5 km2)
 • Land762.08 sq mi (1,973.8 km2)
 • Water143.12 sq mi (370.7 km2)  15.81%
 • Total204,576
 • Density268.44/sq mi (103.65/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd

References change

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