Place:Davie, North Carolina, United States

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NameDavie
Alt namesDaviesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates35.933°N 80.533°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1836 - )
See alsoRowan, North Carolina, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Davie County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,240. Its county seat is Mocksville.

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History

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The county was formed in 1836 from Rowan County. It was named for William R. Davie, Governor of North Carolina from 1798 to 1799. 1,147 soldiers from Davie County fought in the American Civil War for the Confederate States of America.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1792 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1851 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 7,574
1850 7,866
1860 8,494
1870 9,620
1880 11,096
1890 11,621
1900 12,115
1910 13,394
1920 13,578
1930 14,386
1940 14,909
1950 15,420
1960 16,728
1970 18,855
1980 24,599
1990 27,859

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External links

www.co.davie.nc.us


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