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Candor, North Carolina
Location of Candor, North Carolina
|• Total||2.02 sq mi (5.25 km2)|
|• Land||2.02 sq mi (5.25 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||728 ft (222 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||403.46/sq mi (155.77/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1009994|
|Website||Candor, NC Official Website: http://www.townofcandornc.com/|
Candor is a town in Montgomery County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 840 at the 2010 census. Candor is the home of the North Carolina Peach Festival, which is held every year on the third Saturday of July. The town's welcome sign reads: Welcome to Candor. Peach Capital.
Candor was so named for the settlers' honest dealings.
Candor is located at 35°17′35″N 79°44′33″W / 35.29306°N 79.74250°W (35.293032, -79.742423).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2).1.2 square miles (3.1 km²) of it is land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||75||9.23%|
|Hispanic or Latino||395||48.59%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 813 people, 335 households, and 266 families residing in the town.
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