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

Vance County was founded in 1881. Vance was created by taking area from Franklin, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Vance had a population of 43,056 people. This is an increase of 0.24% since the last Census (which gave a population of 42,954 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Vance represented 0.53% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 55th 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
201045,422+5.75%+5.5% since 2009
200943,056+0.24%+0.15% since 2008
200042,954The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Henderson   15,77716,0951.98% decrease  
Middleburg   1611620.62% decrease  
Kittrell   1471480.68% decrease  

Websites for Vance County

Official Website:   www.vancecounty.org/

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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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