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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.


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Median household income
Local
$25,455
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Whiteville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· White's Crossing
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 55. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 10.6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1996 movie, "Bastard out of Carolina"
Local festivals include:
  • Columbus County Fair - Oct. 8-14, 2007
  • Fire Ant Festival - March 17, 2007
  • North Carolina Pecan Harvest Festival - Nov. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Whiteville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Waccamaw State Park
Colleges and universities: Southeastern Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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23% of Whiteville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Whiteville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $292.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.


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Libraries in Whiteville include Columbus County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Whiteville include Whiteville News Reporter

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Columbus County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whiteville political report.

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The average commute time for Whiteville workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Whiteville include Best Western, Holiday Inn Express Whiteville.

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