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

There are 17 cities in Nash 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)
Rocky Mount1North Carolina53,71454,312-0.28%1,20244.68
Wilson2North Carolina47,35047,862-0.27%1,50931.39
Zebulon3North Carolina10,2607,0708.43%1,6866.08
Nashville4North Carolina5,7445,6460.44%1,2234.70
Lake Royale5North Carolina3,4883,2281.9%5366.51
Red Oak6North Carolina3,4263,3500.56%17519.53
Sharpsburg7North Carolina1,7071,6990.12%1,6851.01
Spring Hope8North Carolina1,3321,3140.38%8801.51
Elm City9North Carolina1,1921,216-0.5%5542.15
Dortches10North Carolina1,1081,0860.54%1378.09
Middlesex11North Carolina9379210.43%8971.04
Hollister12North Carolina834860-0.71%2123.94
Whitakers13North Carolina629635-0.16%7570.83
Bailey14North Carolina5815690.52%8280.70
Sims15North Carolina332338-0.3%1,5090.22
Momeyer16North Carolina2852731.06%2581.10
Castalia17North Carolina2732611.11%3610.76

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 Nash County, North Carolina?

Rocky Mount is the largest city in Nash County.

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

Castalia is the smallest city in Nash County.

How many cities are in Nash County?

There are 17 cities in Nash County, North Carolina.

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