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Spencer, North Carolina
Welcome to Spencer ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Spencer has a population of 3,252 people<2> (see below for details).
Spencer was established in 1905.
The community of Spencer is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Spencer lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Spencer: (704) and (980)<4>
The ZIP code for Spencer: 28159<5>
Websites for Spencer ...
Official Website: www.ci.spencer.nc.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.rowanchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spencer had an population of 3,252 people. This is a decrease of 0.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Spencer had a population of 3,267 people. This makes Spencer the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Spencer represents 0.03% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,267 people, the population of Spencer decreased 2.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,355 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Spencer.
Communities Also Named Spencer ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Spencer: This one is located in Rowan County and the other is located in Moore County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 35 communities that are also named Spencer - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Spencer.
Communities near Spencer ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Spencer.
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 Spencer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Spencer.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spencer. 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 Spencer.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Spencer. See our Newspapers Page for Spencer.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spencer ...
Looking for more information about Spencer? 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 Spencer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Spencer.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Spencer: www.ci.spencer.nc.us/
The official website for Rowan County: www.co.rowan.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022