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Welcome to Angola ...

Angola is located in Onslow County<1>.

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

Angola is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Angola is located in the (910) area code.

Adding Angola to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Angola in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

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

Communities Also Named Angola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Angola - they are located in Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, New York, Ohio (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Angola ...

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

  • Jacksonville [Onslow County]
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    • Jacksonville [Onslow County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Angola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,284 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<5>
  • Burgaw [Pender County]
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    • Burgaw [Pender County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Angola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burgaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgaw<5>
  • Holly Ridge [Onslow County]
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    • Holly Ridge [Onslow County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Angola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,092 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Ridge<5>
  • Surf City [Onslow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surf City
    • Surf City [Onslow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Angola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surf City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surf City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surf City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richlands [Onslow County]
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      • Richlands [Onslow County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Angola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,718 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richlands have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richlands<5>
    • Beulaville [Duplin County]
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      • Beulaville [Duplin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Angola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beulaville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulaville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beulaville<5>
    • North Topsail Beach [Onslow County]
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      • North Topsail Beach [Onslow County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Angola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Topsail Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Topsail Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Topsail Beach<5>
    • Greenevers [Duplin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenevers
      • Greenevers [Duplin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Angola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenevers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenevers
    • Watha [Pender County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watha
      • Watha [Pender County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Angola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 247 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watha
    • Cypress Creek [Duplin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Creek
      • Cypress Creek [Duplin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Angola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress 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 Angola. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Angola.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Angola ...

Looking for more information about Angola? 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 Angola, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Angola.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Carolina

About Onslow County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Onslow County: www.co.onslow.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 Onslow, 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 Angola - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Angola) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7099, Longitude: -77.6350       In this case, the coordinates for Angola 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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