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Welcome to Dunn ...

The city of Dunn is located in Harnett County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dunn has a population of 9,748 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Dunn.

Dunn is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Dunn is within the (910) area code.

The ZIP code for Dunn: 28334<4>

Websites for Dunn ...

Official Website: www.dunn-nc.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dunn had an population of 9,748 people. This is an increase of 5.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dunn had a population of 9,263 people (or 8.08% of the total population of Harnett County). This makes Dunn the county's most populous community.

The population of Dunn represents 0.1% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,263 people, the population of Dunn has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,196 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dunn.

Communities Also Named Dunn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Dunn - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), California, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Manitoba, Missouri (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dunn.

Communities near Dunn ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dunn.

  • Angier [Harnett County]
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    • Angier [Harnett County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Dunn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,494 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angier<6>
  • Benson [Johnston County]
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    • Benson [Johnston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Dunn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,024 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<6>
  • Eastover [Cumberland County]
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    • Eastover [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Dunn
    • Estimated population in 2015: 3,677 people
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  • Lillington [Harnett County]
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    • Lillington [Harnett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Dunn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,634 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lillington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coats [Harnett County]
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      • Coats [Harnett County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Dunn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,520 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coats<6>
    • Four Oaks [Johnston County]
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      • Four Oaks [Johnston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Dunn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Oaks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Four Oaks<6>
    • Wade [Cumberland County]
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      • Wade [Cumberland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Dunn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 588 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wade<6>
    • Newton Grove [Sampson County]
    • Falcon [Cumberland County]
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      • Falcon [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Dunn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falcon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falcon
    • Godwin [Cumberland County]
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      • Godwin [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Dunn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 145 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Godwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Godwin<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dunn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dunn.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dunn. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dunn.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dunn. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Dunn.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dunn ...

Looking for more information about Dunn? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dunn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dunn.

Adding Dunn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dunn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Dunn was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dunn on our Genealogy Page.

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About Harnett County

About North Carolina

The official website for Dunn: www.dunn-nc.org/

The official website for Harnett County: www.harnett.org/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Harnett, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dunn.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dunn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dunn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dunn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dunn) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dunn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DunnOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3063, Longitude: -78.6090    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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