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Welcome to Beaver Island ...

Beaver Island is located in Rockingham County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Beaver Island: Beaver Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Beaver Island is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Beaver Island: (336)

Communities Also Named Beaver Island ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Beaver Island - it's located in Iowa.

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

Communities near Beaver Island ...

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

  • Eden [Rockingham County]
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    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Beaver Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<5>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Beaver Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<5>
  • Martinsville [Martinsville City]
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    • Martinsville [Martinsville City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Beaver Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<5>
  • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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    • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Beaver Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<5>
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    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Beaver Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<5>
    • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
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      • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Beaver Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<5>
    • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
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      • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Beaver Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
    • Madison [Rockingham County]
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      • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Beaver Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<5>
    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Cove
      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Beaver Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Cove<5>
    • Stuart [Patrick County]
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      • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Beaver Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<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 Beaver Island. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Beaver Island.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beaver Island ...

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

Adding Beaver Island to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Beaver Island in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Beaver Island was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Rockingham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.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 Rockingham, 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 Beaver Island - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Beaver Island) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaver Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4601, Longitude: -79.9900       In this case, the coordinates for Beaver Island 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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