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Welcome to Askin ...

Askin is located in Craven County<1>.

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

Askin is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Askin: (252)

Adding Askin to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Askin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Askin - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Askin ...

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

  • New Bern [Craven County]
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    • New Bern [Craven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Askin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bern
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bern<5>
  • Trent Woods [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trent Woods
    • Trent Woods [Craven County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Askin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trent Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trent Woods
  • River Bend [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for River Bend
    • River Bend [Craven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Askin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,006 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Bend
  • Bayboro [Pamlico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayboro
    • Bayboro [Pamlico County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Askin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,242 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayboro<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vanceboro [Craven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vanceboro
      • Vanceboro [Craven County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Askin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vanceboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanceboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vanceboro<5>
    • Alliance [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alliance
      • Alliance [Pamlico County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Askin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 759 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alliance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alliance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alliance<5>
    • Grantsboro [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsboro
      • Grantsboro [Pamlico County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Askin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 651 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsboro<5>
    • Arapahoe [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arapahoe
      • Arapahoe [Pamlico County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Askin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arapahoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arapahoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arapahoe<5>
    • Aurora [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
      • Aurora [Beaufort County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Askin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<5>
    • Bridgeton [Craven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeton
      • Bridgeton [Craven County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Askin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeton<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 Askin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Askin.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Askin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Craven County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Craven County: www.co.craven.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 Craven, 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 Askin - 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- Askin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Askin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2204, Longitude: -77.0666       In this case, the coordinates for Askin 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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