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Welcome to Ayden ...

The town of Ayden is located in Pitt County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ayden has a population of 5,140 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ayden.

Ayden is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Ayden: (252)

Websites for Ayden ...

Official Website: www.ayden.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ayden had an population of 5,140 people. This is an increase of 4.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ayden had a population of 4,932 people. This makes Ayden the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ayden represents 0.05% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,932 people, the population of Ayden increased 6.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,622 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ayden.

Adding Ayden to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities near Ayden ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Ayden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,779 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Kinston [Lenoir County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinston
    • Kinston [Lenoir County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ayden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,849 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinston<6>
  • Winterville [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterville
    • Winterville [Pitt County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Ayden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<6>
  • Farmville [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
    • Farmville [Pitt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Ayden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grifton [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grifton
      • Grifton [Pitt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Ayden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grifton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grifton<6>
    • Snow Hill [Greene County]
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      • Snow Hill [Greene County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Ayden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<6>
    • Vanceboro [Craven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vanceboro
      • Vanceboro [Craven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ayden
      • 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<6>
    • Chocowinity [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chocowinity
      • Chocowinity [Beaufort County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Ayden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chocowinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chocowinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chocowinity<6>
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpson
      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ayden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson
    • Grimesland [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimesland
      • Grimesland [Pitt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ayden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimesland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimesland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ayden ...

Looking for more information about Ayden? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ayden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ayden.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Pitt County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ayden: www.ayden.com/

The official website for Pitt County: www.co.pitt.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 Pitt, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ayden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ayden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Ayden) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ayden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AydenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ayden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4707, Longitude: -77.4196       In this case, the coordinates for Ayden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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