Cities in Edgecombe County, North Carolina by Population (2024)

There are 21 cities in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Greenville1North Carolina90,84087,6260.89%2,42637.44
Rocky Mount2North Carolina53,71454,312-0.28%1,20244.68
Wilson3North Carolina47,35047,862-0.27%1,50931.39
Tarboro4North Carolina10,65510,681-0.06%94511.27
Red Oak5North Carolina3,4263,3500.56%17519.53
Sharpsburg6North Carolina1,7071,6990.12%1,6851.01
Bethel7North Carolina1,4101,3760.64%1,3401.05
Princeville8North Carolina1,2421,258-0.32%8251.51
Elm City9North Carolina1,1921,216-0.5%5542.15
Pinetops10North Carolina1,1601,208-1.02%1,1311.03
Dortches11North Carolina1,1081,0860.54%1378.09
Whitakers12North Carolina629635-0.16%7570.83
Bell Arthur13North Carolina5713787.53%3071.86
Macclesfield14North Carolina395411-1%7300.54
Fountain15North Carolina3943820.77%4280.92
Hobgood16North Carolina255265-0.78%2471.03
Belvoir17North Carolina1994528.15%1011.98
Conetoe18North Carolina196200-0.51%5760.34
Speed19North Carolina66641.54%2170.30
Falkland20North Carolina50482.04%2190.23
Leggett21North Carolina36380%460.78

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

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

Greenville is the largest city in Edgecombe County.

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

Leggett is the smallest city in Edgecombe County.

How many cities are in Edgecombe County?

There are 21 cities in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

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