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

There are 22 cities in Wayne 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)
Goldsboro1North Carolina32,82433,606-0.59%1,14828.59
Benson2North Carolina4,5403,9963.09%1,5182.99
Mount Olive3North Carolina4,1854,201-0.1%1,5282.74
Brogden4North Carolina3,1822,3067.39%1,4362.22
La Grange5North Carolina2,9022,5882.8%1,2602.30
Elroy6North Carolina2,8764,114-9.7%4406.54
Four Oaks7North Carolina2,6642,2504.06%9482.81
Pine Level8North Carolina2,3552,0653.2%1,3191.79
Mar-Mac9North Carolina2,3033,119-3.8%5064.55
Dudley10North Carolina2,0761,8411.97%7522.76
Kenly11North Carolina1,6891,5012.86%8991.88
Princeton12North Carolina1,5151,3213.34%1,3001.17
Fremont13North Carolina1,1881,192-0.08%8761.36
Walnut Creek14North Carolina1,0851,0830.09%5102.13
Lucama15North Carolina1,0371,0390%1,7060.61
New Hope16North Carolina9981,3283.85%3942.54
Stantonsburg17North Carolina745759-0.4%1,1900.63
Pikeville18North Carolina7117090.14%9420.76
Saratoga19North Carolina346350-0.29%5470.63
Calypso20North Carolina3253250%3251
Eureka21North Carolina2102100%6140.34
Seven Springs22North Carolina56560%1660.34

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 Wayne County, North Carolina?

Goldsboro is the largest city in Wayne County.

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

Seven Springs is the smallest city in Wayne County.

How many cities are in Wayne County?

There are 22 cities in Wayne County, North Carolina.

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