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Welcome to Advance ...

Advance is located in Davie County<1>.

The location of Advance has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Advance is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Advance is located in the (336) area code.

Websites for Advance ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.daviecounty.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Advance, the following might be of interest:

Adding Advance to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Advance in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Advance was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Advance on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Advance on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Advance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Advance - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Advance ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston-Salem
    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Advance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston-Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<5>
  • Salisbury [Rowan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury [Rowan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Advance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<5>
  • Thomasville [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomasville
    • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Advance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<5>
  • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clemmons
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Advance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemmons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lexington [Davidson County]
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      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Advance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
    • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisville
      • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Advance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<5>
    • Mocksville [Davie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mocksville
      • Mocksville [Davie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Advance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mocksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mocksville<5>
    • Midway [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Davidson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Advance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Spencer [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Rowan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Advance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<5>
    • Wallburg [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallburg
      • Wallburg [Davidson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Advance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallburg<5>

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 Advance. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Advance.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Advance. 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 Advance.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Advance ...

Looking for more information about Advance? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Advance, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Advance.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Davie County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davie County: www.co.davie.nc.us/

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 Davie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Advance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Advance) 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 Advance. 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 AdvanceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Advance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9412, Longitude: -80.4092       In this case, the coordinates for Advance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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