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Maxton is a town in Robeson County, in the Lumberton metro area. (The community straddles Robeson and Scotland counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
Maxton was so named because it was a settlement with many Scots whose surnames began with "Mac" or "Mc."
The latitude of Maxton is 34.735N. The longitude is -79.349W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 194 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,520.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Maxton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Robeson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28364 ZIP code.
2% of Maxton residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Maxton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Maxton was $12,783, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Maxton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Maxton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $212. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.
Libraries in Maxton include Gilbert Patterson Memorial Public Library ... View libraries
Robeson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Maxton political report.
The average commute time for Maxton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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