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Welcome to Acme ...

Acme is located in Columbus County<1>.

Acme is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Acme lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Acme: (910)

Communities Also Named Acme ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Acme: This one is located in Columbus County and the other is located in Gaston County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 23 communities that are also named Acme - they are located in Alberta, California, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Acme.

Communities near Acme ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Acme.

  • Wilmington [New Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Hanover County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Acme
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<4>
  • Leland [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
    • Leland [Brunswick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Acme
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,647 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<4>
  • Navassa [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Navassa
    • Navassa [Brunswick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Acme
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navassa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navassa
  • Belville [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belville
    • Belville [Brunswick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Acme
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,135 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belville
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    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Waccamaw
      • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Acme
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Waccamaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Waccamaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Waccamaw<4>
    • Bolton [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Columbus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Acme
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolton<4>
    • East Arcadia [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Arcadia
      • East Arcadia [Bladen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Acme
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 470 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Arcadia
    • Sandyfield [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandyfield
      • Sandyfield [Columbus County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Acme
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandyfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandyfield
    • Atkinson [Pender County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkinson
      • Atkinson [Pender County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Acme
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson<4>
    • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Creek
      • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Acme
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Creek

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acme. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Acme.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acme. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Acme.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acme. See our Newspapers Page for Acme.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acme ...

Looking for more information about Acme? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Acme, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Acme.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Columbus County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Acme. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Columbus County: www.columbusco.org/main

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Columbus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acme - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Acme) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Acme. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AcmeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acme. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3259, Longitude: -78.2048    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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