Pender County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Pender County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2020, 60,203 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Burgaw.[2]

Pender County
Pender County Courthouse in Burgaw
Pender County Courthouse in Burgaw
"Find Your Treasure"
Map of North Carolina highlighting Pender 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°30′45″N 77°53′17″W / 34.512556°N 77.888106°W / 34.512556; -77.888106
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forWilliam Dorsey Pender
Largest communityHampstead
 • Total934.17 sq mi (2,419.5 km2)
 • Land871.30 sq mi (2,256.7 km2)
 • Water62.87 sq mi (162.8 km2)  6.73%
 • Total60,203
 • Density69.10/sq mi (26.68/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th

History change

The county was made in 1875 from New Hanover County.

Law and government change

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

Bordering counties change

These counties are bordered to Pender County:

Communities change

These communities are in Pender County:

Towns change

Village change

Census-designated places change

Unincorporated communities change

Townships change

  • Burgaw
  • Canetuck
  • Caswell
  • Columbia
  • Grady
  • Holly
  • Long Creek
  • Rocky Point
  • Topsail
  • Union

References change

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

Other websites change