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Wadesboro is a town in Anson County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Col. Thomas Wade.
The latitude of Wadesboro is 34.968N. The longitude is -80.076W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 512 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,463.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wadesboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Anson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28170 ZIP code.
4% of Wadesboro residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wadesboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wadesboro was $14,500, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Wadesboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Wadesboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $282. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $714.
Libraries in Wadesboro include Hampton B. Allen Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wadesboro include Anson Record
Anson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wadesboro political report.
The average commute time for Wadesboro workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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