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Bailey, North Carolina
Welcome to Bailey ...
The location of Bailey has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bailey has a population of 563 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bailey.
Bailey is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bailey lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bailey is located in the (252) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bailey had an population of 563 people. This is a decrease of 1.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.97% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bailey had a population of 569 people. This makes Bailey the county's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 569 people, the population of Bailey decreased 15.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 670 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bailey.
Communities Also Named Bailey ...
While we believe that this Bailey is located in Nash County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Bailey. Those communities are located in the following counties: Davie and Mitchell County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 29 communities that are also named Bailey - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Brunswick, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2) and Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bailey.
Communities near Bailey ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bailey.
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 Bailey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bailey.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bailey. 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 Bailey.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bailey. See our Newspapers Page for Bailey.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bailey ...
Looking for more information about Bailey? 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 Bailey, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bailey.
Adding Bailey to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bailey 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 Bailey was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Bailey on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bailey on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bailey. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Nash County: www.co.nash.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022