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The Town of Old Fort is located in McDowell County in the state of North Carolina (NC).

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Old Fort, North Carolina, a Town, in McDowell County spans over 1.3 square miles and has a population of 959 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Old Fort Latitude: 35.6237 Longitude: -82.1889

The Zip Code for Old Fort, NC is: 28762

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The Town of Old Fort

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Old Fort North Carolina Physical Characteristics:

The Town of Old Fort has an area of 1.2 square miles
  • Land: 1.2208540540541 Sq. Mi. (99.35%)
  • Water: 0.0079942084942085 Sq. Mi.(0.65%)
The Old Fort Town takes up 0.3% of the area of McDowell County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +35.6303290
  • Longitude: -082.1779746
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Old Fort, NC Climate Information:

  • Average Rainfall: 48.57 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00316236 NORTH FORK 2
Latitude: 35.6625 Longitude: -82.3469 Elevation: 755.9 feet.

Old Fort, NC Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Old Fort was 908 people, which is 2.0 % of the entire population of McDowell County.


  • 47.36% Male
  • 52.64% Female


  • 83.811% White
  • 13.546% Black
  • 0.330% Asian
  • 0.11% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 1.322% Mixed
  • 0.881% Other


  • 97.14% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 2.86% Hispanic or Latino
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Old Fort, NC Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.2
Number of Residences: 487
  • Occupied: 421 (86.45%)
  • Vacant: 66 (13.55%)
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Columbia Forest Products Inc
503104 - Plywood & Veneers-Wholesale
PO Box 1148, Old Fort, North Carolina 28762-1148
Jeff Tuckey (828) 724-4191 (828) 724-4271 http://www.columbiaforestproducts.com
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