Delco, North Carolina

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Delco, North Carolina
Delco is located in North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Delco is located in the US
Delco (the US)
Coordinates: 34°18′56″N 78°13′28″W / 34.31556°N 78.22444°W / 34.31556; -78.22444Coordinates: 34°18′56″N 78°13′28″W / 34.31556°N 78.22444°W / 34.31556; -78.22444
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • Total1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Land1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
49 ft (15 m)
 • Total348
 • Density230/sq mi (88.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code37-16780[1]
GNIS feature ID1019945[2]

Delco (formerly Brinkly and Pershing) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 348 at the 2010 census.[3]


Delco is located near the eastern tip of Columbus County, at an elevation of 49 feet (15 m). Combined U.S. Routes 74 and 76 (the four-lane Andrew Jackson Highway) passes through the center of the community, leading east 18 miles (29 km) to Wilmington and west 28 miles (45 km) to Whiteville, the Columbus County seat. North Carolina Highway 87 leads northwest from Delco 32 miles (51 km) to Elizabethtown.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Delco CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.[3]

Acme Delco Middle School, is located in Delco.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Delco CDP, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 2, 2015.