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Welcome to Armour ...

Armour is located in Columbus County<1>.

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

Armour is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Armour: (910)

Adding Armour to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Armour 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 Armour was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities Also Named Armour ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Armour - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Iowa (2), Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Armour ...

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

  • Leland [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
    • Leland [Brunswick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Armour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,647 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Navassa [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Navassa
    • Navassa [Brunswick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Armour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navassa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navassa
  • Belville [Brunswick County]
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    • Belville [Brunswick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Armour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,135 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belville
  • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Waccamaw
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Armour
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Waccamaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Waccamaw<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Northwest [Brunswick County]
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      • Northwest [Brunswick County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Armour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 806 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwest
    • Bolton [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Columbus County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Armour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolton<5>
    • East Arcadia [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Arcadia
      • East Arcadia [Bladen County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Armour
      • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Armour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandyfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Armour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson<5>
    • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Creek
      • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Armour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 Armour. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Armour.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Armour ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Columbus County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Armour. 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 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 Armour - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Armour) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Armour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3471, Longitude: -78.2542       In this case, the coordinates for Armour 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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