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Welcome to Candor ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Candor has a population of 820 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Candor is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Candor is within the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Candor had an population of 820 people. This is a decrease of 2.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Candor had a population of 840 people. This makes Candor the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 840 people, the population of Candor increased 1.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 825 people).

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

Adding Candor to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Candor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Candor - they are located in New York and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Candor ...

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

  • Pinehurst [Moore County]
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    • Pinehurst [Moore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Candor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,014 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinehurst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinehurst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinehurst<6>
  • Troy [Montgomery County]
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    • Troy [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Candor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,293 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<6>
  • Carthage [Moore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage [Moore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Candor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,595 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<6>
  • Biscoe [Montgomery County]
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    • Biscoe [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Candor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,707 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biscoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biscoe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pinebluff [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebluff
      • Pinebluff [Moore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Candor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,647 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinebluff<6>
    • Robbins [Moore County]
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      • Robbins [Moore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Candor
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Gilead
      • Mount Gilead [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Candor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Gilead
    • Foxfire [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxfire
      • Foxfire [Moore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Candor
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxfire
    • Ellerbe [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellerbe
      • Ellerbe [Richmond County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Candor
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylortown
      • Taylortown [Moore County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Candor
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Candor ...

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

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About Montgomery County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Candor. 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 Candor.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Candor - 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- Candor) 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 Candor. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CandorOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Candor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2946, Longitude: -79.7373       In this case, the coordinates for Candor 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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