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Welcome to Badin ...

The town of Badin is located in Stanly County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Badin has a population of 1,973 people<3> (see below for details).

Badin is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Badin: (704) & (980)<5>

Websites for Badin ...

Official Website: www.badin.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Badin had an population of 1,973 people (or an increase of 70.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Badin had a population of 1,974 people. This makes Badin the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Badin represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 251st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,974 people, the population of Badin increased 71.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,154 people).

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

Communities near Badin ...

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

  • Albemarle (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
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    • Albemarle lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Badin and is located in Stanly County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,344 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albemarle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albemarle<7>
  • Troy (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
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    • Troy lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Badin and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,293 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<7>
  • Norwood (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
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    • Norwood lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Badin and is located in Stanly County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,469 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<7>
  • Mount Pleasant (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
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    • Mount Pleasant lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Badin and is located in Cabarrus County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,226 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<7>
  • Rockwell (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
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    • Rockwell lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Badin and is located in Rowan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,166 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockwell<7>
  • Oakboro (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
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    • Oakboro lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Badin and is located in Stanly County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakboro<7>
  • Biscoe (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
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    • Biscoe lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Badin and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,707 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biscoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biscoe<7>
  • Denton (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
    • Denton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Badin and is located in Davidson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<7>
  • Mount Gilead (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Gilead
    • Mount Gilead lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Badin and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Gilead
  • Star (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star
    • Star lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Badin and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 849 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Badin ...

Looking for more information about Badin? 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 Badin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Badin.

Adding Badin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Badin 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 Badin was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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The official website for Badin: www.badin.org/

The official website for Stanly County: www.co.stanly.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 Stanly, 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 Badin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Badin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<6>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- Badin) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Badin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BadinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Badin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4065, Longitude: -80.1167       In this case, the coordinates for Badin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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