Lenior County





Region: Costal Plain
County Seat: Kinston
Population: 59,6481
Towns & Cities:  La Grange, Pink Hill
Lenoir County was formed in 1791 from Dobbs. It is in the eastern section of the State and is bounded by Craven, Jones, Duplin, Wayne, Green and Pitt counties.2

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Business & Industry (1)
Education (3)
Entertainment (1)
Government & Community Bodies (3)
Historical Sites & Museums (2)
Health & Fitness (1)
Professional Services (1)



1 Population figures from Census Bureau Home Page for the 2000 Census.
2 Facts gathered from State Library of North Carolina.


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