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Whiteville is a city in Columbus County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for James White, landowner.
The latitude of Whiteville is 34.338N. The longitude is -78.703W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,099.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Whiteville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbus 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 28472 ZIP code.
4% of Whiteville residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whiteville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whiteville was $18,337, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Whiteville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Whiteville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $292. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.
Libraries in Whiteville include Columbus County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Whiteville include Whiteville News Reporter
Columbus County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whiteville political report.
The average commute time for Whiteville workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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