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Angle, North Carolina

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Welcome to Angle ...

Although we found mention of Angle during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Angle was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that Angle was located in Wayne County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Angle to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Angle - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Angle, please Contact Us.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Angle might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Angle would be found within the (919) and (984)<2> area codes.

Communities Also Named Angle ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Angle - they are located in Ohio, Utah and West Virginia.

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

Adding Angle to Our Gazetteer ...

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Angle was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Mentions & References for Angle

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Angle and then turned west". While Angle could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Angle as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Angle could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).






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