Cleveland County, NC

Evolution of Boundaries - With Known Towns & Villages

Cleveland County increased in size between 1842 and 1845 when Rutherford County ceded more land to Cleveland County.

Its population grew from 10,396 in 1850 to 98,078 in 2010.

Click on the maps below to peruse the known towns and villages that came and went over the past century and a half - a few cannot be located since they do not show up on available maps of NC.

1841-1850

1851-1860

1861-1870

1871-1880

1881-1890

1891-1900

1901-1910

1911-1920

1921-1930

1931-1940

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1941-1950

1951-1960

1961-1970

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