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Sharpsburg is a town in Nash County, in the Rocky Mount metro area. (The community straddles Nash, Wilson and Edgecombe counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for John Jay Sharp, settler
The latitude of Sharpsburg is 35.866N. The longitude is -77.829W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 141 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,431.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sharpsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nash County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rocky Mount area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27878 ZIP code.
4% of Sharpsburg residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sharpsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sharpsburg was $12,603, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Sharpsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sharpsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $876.
Nash County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sharpsburg political report.
The average commute time for Sharpsburg workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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