Rockingham County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Rockingham County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2020, 91,096 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Wentworth.[2]

Rockingham County
Rockingham County Courthouse in Wentworth
Rockingham County Courthouse in Wentworth
North Carolina's North Star
"You're in a good place"
Map of North Carolina highlighting Rockingham 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: 36°22′55″N 79°46′58″W / 36.381806°N 79.782754°W / 36.381806; -79.782754
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forCharles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham
Largest communityEden
 • Total572.76 sq mi (1,483.4 km2)
 • Land565.64 sq mi (1,465.0 km2)
 • Water7.12 sq mi (18.4 km2)  1.24%
 • Total91,096
 • Density161.05/sq mi (62.18/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th

References change

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