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

Sampson County was founded in 1784 and was created by taking area from DuplinCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sampson had a population of 63,713 people. This is an increase of 5.9% since the last Census (which gave a population of 60,161 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sampson represented 0.75% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 39th 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
201063,431+5.44%-0.44% since 2009
200963,713+5.9%+0.44% since 2008
200863,437+5.45%+0.54% since 2007
200060,161The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Clinton   8,7368,6001.58% increase  
Roseboro   1,2941,2672.13% increase  
Garland   8378083.59% increase  
Newton Grove   6246062.97% increase  
Salemburg   4574692.56% decrease  

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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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