What Congressional Districts Are There in North Carolina?


Quick Answer

The first congressional district in North Carolina comprises Bertie County, Halifax County, Northampton County, Warren County, Hertford County and parts of Edgecombe County, Vance County, Martin County and Granville County. The second comprises Moore County, Lee County and parts of Randolph County, Hoke County, Harnett County, Chatham County and Fayetteville. There are 13 congressional districts in North Carolina.

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Each of the 13 congressional districts represent around 710,000 people.

The other 11 districts contain these counties:

  • 3rd District: Camdem, Carteret, Currituck, Dare, Onslow, Pamlico and Tyrell county
  • 4th District: Orange, Durham, Harnett and Chatham county, and part of Wake County
  • 5th District: Watauga, Ashe, Wilkes, Alexander, Iredell, Davie, Yadkin, Surry, Alleghany, Forsyth, Stokes and Reckingham county
  • 6th District: Caswell, Person, Rockingham, Surry and Stokes counties, along with areas of Guilford, Alamance, Durham, Granville and Orange county
  • 7th District: Robeson, Cumberland, Sampson, Bladen, Columbus, Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender and Duplin county
  • 8th District: Cumberland, Hoke, Scotland, Richmond, Montgomery, Anson, Stanly, Cabarrus, Union and Mecklenburg county
  • 9th District: Gaston, Mecklenburg and Union county
  • 10th District: Polk, Rutherford, Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln county, the majority of Catawba County, and about a third of Buncombe County
  • 11th District: Yancey, McDowell, Rutherford, Polk, Henderson, Buncombe, Madison, Haywood, Jackson, Transylvania, Swain, Macon, Clay, Graham and Cherokee county
  • 12th District: Mecklenburg, Cabbarus, Rowan, Davidson, Forsyth and Guilford county
  • 13th District: Reckingham, Caswell, Person and Granville county, and part of Wake County

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