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Welcome to Bonlee ...

Bonlee is located in Chatham County<1>.

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

Bonlee is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bonlee: (919) and (984)<4>

Communities near Bonlee ...

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

  • Sanford [Lee County]
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    • Sanford [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Bonlee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,361 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<6>
  • Siler City [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Siler City
    • Siler City [Chatham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Bonlee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,415 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siler City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siler City<6>
  • Pittsboro [Chatham County]
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    • Pittsboro [Chatham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Bonlee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,419 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsboro<6>
  • Liberty [Randolph County]
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    • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Bonlee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty 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 Liberty<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ramseur [Randolph County]
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      • Ramseur [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Bonlee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,690 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ramseur<6>
    • Robbins [Moore County]
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      • Robbins [Moore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Bonlee
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbins<6>
    • Franklinville [Randolph County]
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      • Franklinville [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Bonlee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklinville<6>
    • Staley [Randolph County]
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      • Staley [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Bonlee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 401 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Staley 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 Staley<6>
    • Goldston [Chatham County]
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      • Goldston [Chatham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Bonlee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldston<6>
    • Bennett [Chatham County]
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      • Bennett [Chatham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Bonlee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bennett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennett<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 Bonlee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bonlee.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bonlee ...

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

Adding Bonlee to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Chatham County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chatham County: www.co.chatham.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 Chatham, 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 Bonlee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bonlee) 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 Bonlee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BonleeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonlee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6460, Longitude: -79.4145       In this case, the coordinates for Bonlee 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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