Alphabetical List of All Counties in North Carolina


There are a total of 101 counties in the state of North Carolina. Among them, Chowan County is the oldest one (established in 1668) while Avery County is the youngest (established in 1911).  With population of 1,034,290, Mecklenburg County is the most populated. The biggest county by land area is Dare County (4,046 km2) and the smallest is Clay County (572 km2). Below please see all North Carolina counties which are listed in alphabetical order.

  1. Alamance County, NC
  2. Alexander County, NC
  3. Alleghany County, NC
  4. Anson County, NC
  5. Ashe County, NC
  6. Avery County, NC
  7. Beaufort County, NC
  8. Bertie County, NC
  9. Bladen County, NC
  10. Brunswich County, NC
  11. Buncombe County, NC
  12. Burke County, NC
  13. Cabarrus County, NC
  14. Caldwell County, NC
  15. Camden County, NC
  16. Carteret County, NC
  17. Caswell County, NC
  18. Catawba County, NC
  19. Chatham County, NC
  20. Cherokee County, NC
  21. Chowan County, NC
  22. Clay County, NC
  23. Cleveland County, NC
  24. Columbus County, NC
  25. Craven County, NC
  26. Cumberland County, NC
  27. Currituck County, NC
  28. Dare County, NC
  29. Davidson County, NC
  30. Davie County, NC
  31. Duplin County, NC
  32. Durham County, NC
  33. Edgecombe County, NC
  34. Forsyth County, NC
  35. Franklin County, NC
  36. Gaston County, NC
  37. Gates County, NC
  38. Graham County, NC
  39. Granville County, NC
  40. Greene County, NC
  41. Guilfird County, NC
  42. Halifaz County, NC
  43. Harnett County, NC
  44. Haywood County, NC
  45. Henderson County, NC
  46. Hertford County, NC
  47. Hoke County, NC
  48. Hyde County, NC
  49. Rutherford County, NC
  50. Iredell County, NC
  51. Jackson County, NC
  52. Johnson County, NC
  53. Jones County, NC
  54. Lee County, NC
  55. Lenoir County, NC
  56. Lincoln County, NC
  57. Macon County, NC
  58. Madison County, NC
  59. Martin County, NC
  60. McDowell County, NC
  61. Mecklenburg County, NC
  62. Mitchell County, NC
  63. Montgomery County, NC
  64. Moore County, NC
  65. Nash County, NC
  66. New Hanover County, NC
  67. Northampton County, NC
  68. Onslow County, NC
  69. Orange County, NC
  70. Pamilico County, NC
  71. Pasquotank County, NC
  72. Pender County, NC
  73. Perquimans County, NC
  74. Person County, NC
  75. Pitt County, NC
  76. Polk County, NC
  77. Randolph County, NC
  78. Richmond County, NC
  79. Rithersford County, NC
  80. Robeson County, NC
  81. Rockingham County, NC
  82. Rowan County, NC
  83. Sampson County, NC
  84. Scotland County, NC
  85. Stanly County, NC
  86. Stokes County, NC
  87. Surry County, NC
  88. Swain County, NC
  89. Transylvania County, NC
  90. Tyrrell County, NC
  91. Union County, NC
  92. Vance County, NC
  93. Wake County, NC
  94. Warren County, NC
  95. Washington County, NC
  96. Watauga County, NC
  97. Wayne County, NC
  98. Wikes County, NC
  99. Wilson County, NC
  100. Yadkin County, NC
  101. Yancey County, NC