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Welcome to Biscoe ...

The town of Biscoe is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Biscoe has a population of 1,705 people<3> (see below for details).

Biscoe was established in 1895.

The community of Biscoe is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Biscoe is located in the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Biscoe had an population of 1,705 people. This is an increase of 0.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Biscoe had a population of 1,700 people (or 6.12% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Biscoe the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Biscoe represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 266th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,700 people, the population of Biscoe has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,700 people).

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

Adding Biscoe to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Biscoe 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 Biscoe was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Biscoe on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

Communities Also Named Biscoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Biscoe - they are located in Arkansas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Biscoe ...

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

  • Troy [Montgomery County]
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    • Troy [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Biscoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,293 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<6>
  • Badin [Stanly County]
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    • Badin [Stanly County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Biscoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Badin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Badin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Badin<6>
  • Robbins [Moore County]
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    • Robbins [Moore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Biscoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbins<6>
  • Mount Gilead [Montgomery County]
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    • Mount Gilead [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Biscoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Foxfire [Moore County]
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      • Foxfire [Moore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Biscoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxfire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ellerbe [Richmond County]
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      • Ellerbe [Richmond County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Biscoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellerbe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellerbe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellerbe<6>
    • Taylortown [Moore County]
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      • Taylortown [Moore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Biscoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylortown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylortown
    • Candor [Montgomery County]
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      • Candor [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Biscoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 817 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Candor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Candor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Candor<6>
    • Seagrove [Randolph County]
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      • Seagrove [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Biscoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seagrove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seagrove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seagrove<6>
    • Norman [Richmond County]
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      • Norman [Richmond County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Biscoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norman

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Biscoe ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Montgomery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montgomery-county-nc.gov/

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 Montgomery, 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 Biscoe.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Biscoe - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Biscoe) 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 Biscoe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BiscoeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Biscoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3594, Longitude: -79.7825       In this case, the coordinates for Biscoe 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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