Maysville, NC

Maysville, situated in Jones County, is a small town made up of .8 square miles.

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The town was established in the late 1800s. 

Maysville was incorporated in 1897.  

In 1925, Annie Jenkins was elected as mayor, meaning Maysville became what very may well be the first town to elect a woman mayor.


The median resident age in Maysville is 37 years. The median estimated household income is about $25,000 making it about $23,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $17,000. The average price for a home in Maysville is about $96,000 (2015) which is $64,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $650 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Maysville is 51% Black, 42% White, 3% Two or more races, and 4% other. 84% of the population are high school graduates, with 10% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 37% are married, 18% are divorced, 3% are separated, 11% are widowed, leaving 31% that have never been married.

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Jones County

Marysville belongs to Jones County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The county, named after Willie Jones, is part of the New Bern, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. In 1779, the county was formed from a part of Craven County. Jones County has a population of 10,000 and the town Trenton, with a population of 300, is the county seat.

Jones County borders Carteret, Onslow, Duplin, Lenoir, and Craven counties.

Jones County is made up of 473 square miles. 471 of which is land with the remaining 2 as water.


The population of Maysville, NC is about 1,000. The population has been steadily increasing since its founding.


The elevation of Maysville, NC is 39 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Maysville, NC is 28555.

Area Code

The area code for Maysville, NC is 910.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Maysville and Jones County have voted mostly Democrat, with 54% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous three or four elections.

As of 2010, 62% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones), with about 38% being Protestants.


The unemployment rate for Maysville is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Food services, waste management, and wholesale trade make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Jones County News and The Tideland News are the primary newspapers that cover the Jones County area.


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