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Louisburg is a town in Franklin County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for King Louis XVI of France.
The latitude of Louisburg is 36.098N. The longitude is -78.301W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 220 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,103.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Louisburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27549 ZIP code.
5% of Louisburg residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Louisburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Louisburg was $17,918, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Louisburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Louisburg include Louisburg Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Louisburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $964.
Libraries in Louisburg include Franklin County Library ... View libraries
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Louisburg political report.
The average commute time for Louisburg workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Louisburg include Best Western Sandalwood Inn.
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