Bunnlevel, North Carolina

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Bunnlevel is an unincorporated community along U.S. Highway 401 in the Stewarts Creek Township of Harnett County, North Carolina. It is a part of the Dunn Micropolitan Area, which is also a part of the greater Raleigh–Durham–Cary Combined Statistical Area (CSA) as defined by the United States Census Bureau.


Bunnlevel was originally named "Bunn's Level" after a local resident and was settled around 1904. The community was incorporated in 1921 as "Bunlevel" but has since been inactive as a municipality. Another incorporation movement here failed in 1961.[1] Prominent families include: Parker, McDougald, McNeill, McLean, Walker, Spears, Gunn, Chance and Hicks.

Thorbiskope was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[2]


Bunnlevel's Zip Code Tabulation Area (Zip Code 28323) has a population of about 2,225 as of the 2000 census. The population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female. About 53.2% of the population is white, 42.9% African-American, 2.2% Hispanic, 1.7% American Indian, 0.2% Asian, and 0.8% of other races. 1.3% of people are two or more races.

The median household income is $34,375 with 17.1% of the population living below the poverty line.


  1. ^ Powell, William S. (1968), The North Carolina Gazetteer: A Dictionary of Tar Heel Places, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, p. 75, ISBN 0-8078-1247-1 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 35°18′35″N 78°46′49″W / 35.3096063°N 78.7802994°W / 35.3096063; -78.7802994