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

The community of Fayetteville is the Seat for Cumberland County.

Cumberland County was founded in 1754 and was created by taking area from BladenCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Cumberland had a population of 315,207 people. This is an increase of 4.04% since the last Census (which gave a population of 302,963 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Cumberland represented 3.76% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 5th 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
2010319,431+5.44%+1.34% since 2009
2009315,207+4.04%+1.46% since 2008
2008310,686+2.55%+0.64% since 2007
2007308,724+1.9% 
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2000302,963The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Fayetteville   198,071121,01563.7% increase  
Hope Mills   13,82411,23723.02% increase  
Spring Lake   12,3138,09852% increase  
Stedman   7086646.63% increase  
Wade   56248017.08% increase  

Websites for Cumberland County

Official Website:   www.co.cumberland.nc.us/

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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