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Welcome to Bladenboro ...

The town of Bladenboro is located in Bladen County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bladenboro has a population of 1,700 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Bladenboro is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Bladenboro: (910)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bladenboro had an population of 1,700 people. This is a decrease of 2.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bladenboro had a population of 1,750 people. This makes Bladenboro the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bladenboro represents 0.02% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 263rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,750 people, the population of Bladenboro increased 1.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,718 people).

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

Communities near Bladenboro ...

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

  • Lumberton [Robeson County]
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    • Lumberton [Robeson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Bladenboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<6>
  • Whiteville [Columbus County]
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    • Whiteville [Columbus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Bladenboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville<6>
  • Elizabethtown [Bladen County]
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    • Elizabethtown [Bladen County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bladenboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,378 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<6>
  • Fairmont [Robeson County]
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    • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Bladenboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chadbourn [Columbus County]
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      • Chadbourn [Columbus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Bladenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadbourn<6>
    • Brunswick [Columbus County]
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      • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Bladenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
    • White Lake [Bladen County]
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      • White Lake [Bladen County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Bladenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 742 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Lake<6>
    • Clarkton [Bladen County]
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      • Clarkton [Bladen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Bladenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkton<6>
    • Dublin [Bladen County]
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      • Dublin [Bladen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Bladenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County]
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      • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Bladenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cerro Gordo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cerro Gordo

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bladenboro ...

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

Adding Bladenboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bladenboro 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 Bladenboro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bladenboro on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bladen County: www.bladeninfo.net/

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 Bladen, 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 Bladenboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bladenboro - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bladenboro) 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 Bladenboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BladenboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bladenboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5407, Longitude: -78.7949       In this case, the coordinates for Bladenboro 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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