Wentworth is a town in Rockingham County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,779 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Rockingham County.
Wentworth is located at 36°24′6″N 79°44′37″W / 36.40167°N 79.74361°W / 36.40167; -79.74361 (36.401582, -79.743560).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 14.4 square miles (37.2 km²), of which, 14.3 square miles (37.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.49%) is water.