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Louisburg, North Carolina
Welcome to Louisburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Louisburg has a population of 3,606 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Louisburg.
Louisburg is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Louisburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Louisburg: (919) & (984)<4>
The ZIP code for Louisburg: 27549<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Louisburg had an population of 3,606 people. This is an increase of 7.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.91% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Louisburg had a population of 3,359 people (or 5.54% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Louisburg the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Louisburg represents 0.04% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 186th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,359 people, the population of Louisburg increased 7.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,111 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Louisburg.
Communities Also Named Louisburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Louisburg - they are located in Kansas (2), Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Louisburg.
Communities near Louisburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Louisburg.
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 Louisburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Louisburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Louisburg. 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 Louisburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Louisburg. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Louisburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Louisburg ...
Looking for more information about Louisburg? 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 Louisburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Louisburg.
Adding Louisburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Louisburg 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 Louisburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Louisburg on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Louisburg on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Louisburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022