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Welcome to Chadbourn ...

The town of Chadbourn is located in Columbus County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chadbourn has a population of 1,715 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Chadbourn is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Chadbourn is located in the (910) area code.

The ZIP code for Chadbourn: 28431<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chadbourn had an population of 1,715 people. This is a decrease of 7.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chadbourn had a population of 1,856 people. This makes Chadbourn the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Chadbourn represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 258th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,856 people, the population of Chadbourn decreased 12.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,129 people).

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

Communities near Chadbourn ...

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

  • Whiteville [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiteville
    • Whiteville [Columbus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Chadbourn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville<6>
  • Tabor City [Columbus County]
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    • Tabor City [Columbus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Chadbourn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,893 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tabor City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tabor City<6>
  • Loris [Horry County]
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    • Loris [Horry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Chadbourn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loris<6>
  • Bladenboro [Bladen County]
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    • Bladenboro [Bladen County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Chadbourn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,697 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bladenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladenboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladenboro<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
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      • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Chadbourn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Waccamaw have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Waccamaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Waccamaw<6>
    • Brunswick [Columbus County]
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      • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Chadbourn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
    • Fair Bluff [Columbus County]
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      • Fair Bluff [Columbus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Chadbourn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Bluff
    • Lake View [Dillon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake View
      • Lake View [Dillon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Chadbourn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 779 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake View
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake View<6>
    • Clarkton [Bladen County]
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      • Clarkton [Bladen County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Chadbourn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkton<6>
    • Nichols [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nichols
      • Nichols [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Chadbourn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nichols
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nichols<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 Chadbourn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chadbourn.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chadbourn. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chadbourn.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chadbourn ...

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

Adding Chadbourn to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Columbus County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbus County: www.columbusco.org/main

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 Columbus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chadbourn.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chadbourn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Chadbourn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chadbourn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Chadbourn) 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 Chadbourn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChadbournOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chadbourn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3227, Longitude: -78.8264    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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