Place:Lee, North Carolina, United States

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Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 57,866. Its county seat is Sanford. Lee County comprises the Sanford Micropolitan Area, which is a part of the greater Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area (CSA) with a population of 1,998,808 as of U.S. Census 2012 Population Estimates.

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History

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The county was formed in 1907 from parts of Chatham County, Moore County and Harnett County. It was named for Confederate hero Robert E. Lee.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1906 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1907 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1908 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1908 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1908 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1910 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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
1910 11,376
1920 13,400
1930 16,996
1940 18,743
1950 23,522
1960 26,561
1970 30,467
1980 36,718
1990 41,374

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External links

www.leecountync.com


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