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Welcome to Bruce ...

Bruce is located in Pitt County<1>.

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

Bruce is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bruce is within the (252) area code.

Communities Also Named Bruce ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Bruce: This one is located in Pitt County and the other is located in Cumberland County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 34 communities that are also named Bruce - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Brunswick, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Bruce ...

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

  • Greenville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Bruce.
    • 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<5>
  • Tarboro
  • Winterville
  • Ayden
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ayden
    • Ayden lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Bruce.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayden<5>
  • Farmville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
    • Farmville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Bruce.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
  • Princeville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeville
    • Princeville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Bruce.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeville
  • Bethel
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
    • Bethel lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bruce.
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<5>
  • Snow Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
    • Snow Hill lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Bruce.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,483 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<5>
  • Robersonville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robersonville
    • Robersonville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bruce.
    • 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<5>
  • Pinetops

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bruce ...

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

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

The official website for Pitt County: www.co.pitt.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 Pitt, 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 Bruce - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Bruce) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bruce. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6732, Longitude: -77.4839       In this case, the coordinates for Bruce 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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