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Welcome to Artesia ...

Artesia is located in Columbus County<1>.

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

Artesia is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Artesia lies within the (910) area code.

Adding Artesia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Artesia 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 Artesia was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities Also Named Artesia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Artesia - they are located in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Nevada and New Mexico.

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

Communities near Artesia ...

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

  • Whiteville [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiteville
    • Whiteville [Columbus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Artesia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville<5>
  • Chadbourn [Columbus County]
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    • Chadbourn [Columbus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Artesia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chadbourn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadbourn<5>
  • Bladenboro [Bladen County]
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    • Bladenboro [Bladen County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Artesia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,697 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bladenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladenboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladenboro<5>
  • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Waccamaw
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Artesia
    • 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) ...
    • Brunswick [Columbus County]
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      • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Artesia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<5>
    • Clarkton [Bladen County]
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      • Clarkton [Bladen County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Artesia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkton<5>
    • Bolton [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Columbus County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Artesia
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Artesia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 470 people
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    • Sandyfield [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandyfield
      • Sandyfield [Columbus County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Artesia
      • 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
    • Rico [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rico
      • Rico [Columbus County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Artesia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rico

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Artesia ...

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

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 Artesia. 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 Artesia - 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- Artesia) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Artesia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3224, Longitude: -78.5750       In this case, the coordinates for Artesia 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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