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

The community of Kenansville is the Seat for Duplin County.

Duplin County was founded in 1750 and was created by taking area from New HanoverCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Duplin had a population of 53,177 people. This is an increase of 8.39% since the last Census (which gave a population of 49,063 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Duplin represented 0.61% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 48th 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201058,505+19.24%+10.02% since 2009
200953,177+8.39%+0.29% since 2008
200853,025+8.08%+1.25% since 2007
200049,063The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Wallace   3,5653,3446.61% increase  
Warsaw   3,1783,0514.16% increase  
Rose Hill   1,3921,3304.66% increase  
Kenansville   1,1651,1491.39% increase  
Beulaville   1,1271,0675.62% increase  

Websites for Duplin County

Official Website:   www.duplincounty.org/

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<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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