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Welcome to Bear Grass ...

The town of Bear Grass is located in Martin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bear Grass has a population of 66 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

The telephone area code for Bear Grass: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bear Grass had an population of 66 people. This is a decrease of 9.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bear Grass had a population of 73 people. This makes Bear Grass the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 73 people, the population of Bear Grass increased 37.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 53 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bear Grass.

Communities Also Named Bear Grass ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bear Grass - they are located in Kentucky and Texas.

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

Communities near Bear Grass ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Bear Grass
    • 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>
  • Washington [Beaufort County]
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    • Washington [Beaufort County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Bear Grass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • Williamston [Martin County]
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    • Williamston [Martin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bear Grass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<6>
  • Windsor [Bertie County]
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    • Windsor [Bertie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Bear Grass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Bear Grass
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<6>
    • Robersonville [Martin County]
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      • Robersonville [Martin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Bear Grass
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robersonville<6>
    • Chocowinity [Beaufort County]
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      • Chocowinity [Beaufort County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Bear Grass
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chocowinity<6>
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
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      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Bear Grass
      • 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.
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    • Grimesland [Pitt County]
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      • Grimesland [Pitt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Bear Grass
      • 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.
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    • Jamesville [Martin County]
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      • Jamesville [Martin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Bear Grass
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 440 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamesville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bear Grass ...

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

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About Martin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Martin County: www.martincountyncgov.com

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 Martin, 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 Bear Grass.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bear Grass - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bear Grass) 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 Bear Grass. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bear GrassOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bear Grass. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7661, Longitude: -77.1290       In this case, the coordinates for Bear Grass 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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