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The population of Spencer is approximately 3,241 (2000), 3267 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,384 (1990), 1234 (2010).

The amount of land area in Spencer is 5.605 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Spencer is 2.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Spencer to Washington DC is 294 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 101 miles. (as the crow flies)
Spencer is positioned 35.69 degrees north of the equator and 80.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Spencer median income is $27,953.

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Spencer location: in the the North Carolina Piedmont on the I-85 corridor. US HWY 29 is the Main STreet of Spencer. Salisbury is a nearby town with Charlotte, Greensboro and Winston-Salem all about 35-45 miles away in different directions.

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Climate & Weather

Spencer average annual rainfall is 43 inches per year
Spencer average annual snowfall is 7 inches per year.
Spencer average temperature is 60 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 42 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 76 degrees F.
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Spencer history:

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The town was named after Samuel Spencer, the first president of Southern Railway which located its locomotive servicing center in the area in the late 1800's.
The incorporation date of Spencer: 1905

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Spencer attractions:

North Carolina Transportation Museum
P. O. Box 165
Spencer, NC 28159
Phone: 704-636-2889
Toll-free: 1-877-NCTMFUN (628-6386)
Fax: 704-639-1881
See an authentic train depot, antique automobiles, and a 37 stall roundhouse that includes 25 locomotives and other exhibit areas. The museum offers seasonal train rides, guided tours, and special events scheduled throughout the year.

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