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Erwin, North Carolina
Welcome to Erwin ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Erwin has a population of 5,173 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Erwin.
Erwin is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Erwin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Erwin is within the boundaries of the (910) area code.
The ZIP code for Erwin: 28339<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Erwin had an population of 5,173 people. This is an increase of 17.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.02% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Erwin had a population of 4,405 people. This makes Erwin the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Erwin represents 0.05% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 147th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,405 people, the population of Erwin decreased 2.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,537 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Erwin.
Communities Also Named Erwin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Erwin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Mississippi, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Erwin.
Communities near Erwin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Erwin.
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 Erwin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Erwin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Erwin. 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 Erwin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Erwin. See our Newspapers Page for Erwin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Erwin ...
Looking for more information about Erwin? 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 Erwin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Erwin.
Adding Erwin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Erwin 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 Erwin was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Erwin on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Harnett County: www.harnett.org/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022