There are 12 cities in Burke County, North Carolina.

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Hickory1North Carolina44,86843,5560.88%1,51429.64
Morganton2North Carolina17,79217,4780.54%92519.24
Long View3North Carolina5,2685,0960.92%1,3154
Valdese4North Carolina4,6874,686 5967.86
Icard5North Carolina1,9842,119 5193.83
Drexel6North Carolina1,7561,7570.06%1,2711.38
Hildebran7North Carolina1,6881,6790.24%5972.83
Salem8North Carolina1,6341,479 3814.29
Connelly Springs9North Carolina1,5451,5230.39%3104.99
Glen Alpine10North Carolina1,5241,527 7102.15
Rutherford College11North Carolina1,2191,2170.08%5312.30
Rhodhiss12North Carolina9879870.1%8341.18
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Cities in Burke County, North Carolina by Population (2024)

What is the largest city in Burke County, North Carolina?

Hickory is the largest city in Burke County.

What is the smallest city in Burke County, North Carolina?

Rhodhiss is the smallest city in Burke County.

How many cities are in Burke County?

There are 12 cities in Burke County, North Carolina.

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