Robeson County North Carolina

This is the Official Robeson County Government website. We hope you will find everything you need, easily accessible.

Robeson County is the largest county in the state of North Carolina by land area, having 949 sq mi (2,458 km2) in total,  &  2 sq mi (5 km2), 0.23% of water. As of 2010, the county had a population of 134,168; an increase of 8.8% from the 2000 census.

Robeson County was incorporated in 1787 from Bladen County and was named for Col. Thomas Robeson of the Revolutionary War. The year 2012 marked our 225th  birthday!

Lumberton is our county seat and we have twenty-nine townships. The beautiful black water Lumber River ambles through our county and is a wonderful recreational resource for our citizens.

Located approximately 1.5 hours from the beaches and 3 hours from the mountains, Robeson County is situated perfectly for day trips and family excursions. I-95 runs North-South on the Eastern Seaboard, directly through our county; we are a halfway point for a lot of travelers. I-74 runs East-West through our county, connecting our beaches to our mountains.

We invite you to explore our beautiful county and experience true southern hospitality!