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Time Zone: Brunswick County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Bolivia is the Seat for Brunswick County.

Brunswick County was founded in 1764. Brunswick was created by taking area from Bladen and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Brunswick had a population of 107,062 people. This is an increase of 46.37% since the last Census (which gave a population of 73,143 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Brunswick represented 0.91% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 34th most populous county (out of 100 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010107,431+46.88%+0.34% since 2009
2009107,062+46.37%+2.82% since 2008
2008104,122+42.35%+4.41% since 2007
200799,724+36.34% 
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200073,143The Last Census

More information can be found on the Brunswick County Census Page for Brunswick County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Brunswick County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Brunswick County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Oak Island   8,2976,57126.27% increase  
Leland   5,9361,938206.3% increase  
Boiling Spring Lakes   4,7842,97261% increase  
Southport   3,2422,35137.9% increase  
Carolina Shores   3,1831,482114.8% increase  

Websites for Brunswick County

Official Website:   www.brunsco.net/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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