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

There are 6 cities in Lee 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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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Sanford1North Carolina32,66330,2671.87%1,03531.57
Spout Springs2North Carolina10,5949,8791%1,02310.36
Carthage3North Carolina3,0082,7781.93%4476.73
Broadway4North Carolina1,3661,2801.56%1,0561.29
Gulf5North Carolina356033.33%3920.91
Cameron6North Carolina2632411.94%2171.21

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 Lee County, North Carolina?

Sanford is the largest city in Lee County.

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

Cameron is the smallest city in Lee County.

How many cities are in Lee County?

There are 6 cities in Lee County, North Carolina.

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