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Watha is a town in Pender County, in the Wilmington metro area.
The community was named for Hiawatha
The latitude of Watha is 34.640N. The longitude is -77.961W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 172.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Watha demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pender 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 28471 ZIP code.
14% of Watha residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Watha ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Watha was $15,654, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Watha residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Watha, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $433. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.
Pender County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Watha political report.
The average commute time for Watha workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Watha, NCPros: I remember that the first courthouse for Pender County
This is a good place to Start some kind of business as it is close to the ll7
and I 40.
General info: I no longer live in Watha, but I have a deep love for that
little town and would love to see it prosper and grow
instead of shrinking.
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