Stanly County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Stanly County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 60,585 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Albemarle.[2]

Stanly County
Stanly County Courthouse in Albemarle
Stanly County Courthouse in Albemarle
Map of North Carolina highlighting Stanly 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°19′N 80°15′W / 35.31°N 80.25°W / 35.31; -80.25
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forJohn Stanly
Largest cityAlbemarle
 • Total405 sq mi (1,050 km2)
 • Land395 sq mi (1,020 km2)
 • Water9.8 sq mi (25 km2)  2.4%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density153/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district8th


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Retrieved October 30, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.