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Burgaw, North Carolina
Location of Burgaw, North Carolina
|• Total||4.70 sq mi (12.18 km2)|
|• Land||4.69 sq mi (12.15 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||46 ft (14 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||884.27/sq mi (341.43/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1019409|
The town most likely derives its name from nearby Burgaw Creek.
The Bannerman House, Burgaw Depot, Burgaw Historic District, and Pender County Courthouse are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
On May 1, 2013 the Burgaw Police Department had 21 employees, but by April 22, 2015 it had lost 14 of them. As of April 22, 2015 it had no police chief and the town officials are asking for police recruits.
Burgaw is located at(34.550506, -77.926075).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2).3.4 square miles (8.9 km²) of it is land and 0.29% is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||891||28.85%|
|Hispanic or Latino||226||7.32%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 3,088 people, 1,249 households, and 682 families residing in the town.
The town hosts two annual festivals: the "Spring Fest" started in 1978; it is a festival of homemade crafts and food. Everything displayed and sold around the Court House Square is homemade, and represents the different talents of those from the Pender County area.
The Blueberry Festival started in 2004. In the past it has attracted more than 30,000 people.
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