East Spencer

Human settlement in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States of America

East Spencer, North Carolina
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Location of East Spencer, North Carolina
Location of East Spencer, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°40′58″N 80°25′53″W / 35.68278°N 80.43139°W / 35.68278; -80.43139Coordinates: 35°40′58″N 80°25′53″W / 35.68278°N 80.43139°W / 35.68278; -80.43139
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyRowan
Area
 • Total1.59 sq mi (4.12 km2)
 • Land1.59 sq mi (4.12 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,534
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
1,551
 • Density976.09/sq mi (376.79/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28039
Area code(s)704
FIPS code37-19860[3]
GNIS feature ID1020093[4]

East Spencer is a town in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,534 at the 2010 census. Originally called "Southern City" because of significance of the railway to the area, it was incorporated in 1901 as East Spencer. It was named for the Spencer shops that opened in the area in 1896.[5]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference USCensusEst2019CenPopScriptOnlyDirtyFixDoNotUse was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Rowan Economic Development Councile, East Spencer". Retrieved February 20, 2019.

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