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Welcome to Caldwell ...

Although we found mention of Caldwell during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Caldwell was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Caldwell to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Caldwell, please Contact Us.


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

Caldwell is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Caldwell might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Caldwell would be found within the (919) & (984)<4> area codes.

Communities Also Named Caldwell ...

While we believe that this Caldwell is located in Orange County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Caldwell. Those communities are located in the following counties: Gaston and Mecklenburg County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 35 communities that are also named Caldwell - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, California, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Caldwell ...

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

  • Durham [Durham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
    • Durham [Durham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Caldwell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 285,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<6>
  • Chapel Hill [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Caldwell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 63,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapel Hill<6>
  • Carrboro [Orange County]
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    • Carrboro [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Caldwell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrboro<6>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
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    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Caldwell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mebane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roxboro [Person County]
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      • Roxboro [Person County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Caldwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxboro<6>
    • Butner [Granville County]
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      • Butner [Granville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Caldwell
      • Estimated population in 2015: 7,751 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butner<6>
    • Hillsborough [Orange County]
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      • Hillsborough [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Caldwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsborough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsborough<6>
    • Creedmoor [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creedmoor
      • Creedmoor [Granville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Caldwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,615 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creedmoor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creedmoor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creedmoor<6>
    • Green Level [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Level
      • Green Level [Alamance County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Caldwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Level have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Level
    • Stem [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stem
      • Stem [Granville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Caldwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stem

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Caldwell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Orange County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Orange County: www.co.orange.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Caldwell and then turned west". While Caldwell could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Caldwell as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Caldwell could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<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 Caldwell - 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 '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- Caldwell) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Caldwell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CaldwellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caldwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1899, Longitude: -79.0172       In this case, the coordinates for Caldwell 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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