Union County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2020 census, the population was 238,267.[2] Its county seat is Monroe.[3]

Union County
Union County Courthouse in Monroe
Union County Courthouse in Monroe
Flag of Union County
Official logo of Union County
"Plant your future."
Map of North Carolina highlighting Union 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°59′31″N 80°31′50″W / 34.99182°N 80.530426°W / 34.99182; -80.530426
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forCompromise name that both Democrats and Whigs agreed on[1]
Largest communityIndian Trail
 • Total639.65 sq mi (1,656.7 km2)
 • Land632.74 sq mi (1,638.8 km2)
 • Water6.91 sq mi (17.9 km2)  1.08%
 • Total238,267
 • Density376.56/sq mi (145.39/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts8th

References change

  1. Powell, William S. (January 1, 2006). "Union County". NCpedia. University of North Carolina Press. Retrieved June 13, 2022.
  2. "QuickFacts: Union County, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.