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Welcome to Chocowinity ...

The town of Chocowinity is located in Beaufort County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chocowinity has a population of 771 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Chocowinity is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Chocowinity: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chocowinity had an population of 771 people. This is a decrease of 5.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chocowinity had a population of 820 people. This makes Chocowinity the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 820 people, the population of Chocowinity increased 11.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 733 people).

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

Communities near Chocowinity ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Chocowinity
    • 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<6>
  • Winterville [Pitt County]
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    • Winterville [Pitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Chocowinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<6>
  • Ayden [Pitt County]
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    • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Chocowinity
    • 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<6>
  • Vanceboro [Craven County]
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    • Vanceboro [Craven County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Chocowinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vanceboro 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 Vanceboro<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
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      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Chocowinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grimesland [Pitt County]
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      • Grimesland [Pitt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Chocowinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimesland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Washington Park [Beaufort County]
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      • Washington Park [Beaufort County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Chocowinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bath [Beaufort County]
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      • Bath [Beaufort County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Chocowinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bath
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bath<6>
    • Bear Grass [Martin County]
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      • Bear Grass [Martin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Chocowinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rosedale [Beaufort County]
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      • Rosedale [Beaufort County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Chocowinity
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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 Chocowinity. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chocowinity.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chocowinity ...

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

Adding Chocowinity to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Beaufort County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Beaufort County: www.co.beaufort.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 Beaufort, 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 Chocowinity.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chocowinity - 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' (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- Chocowinity) 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 Chocowinity. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChocowinityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chocowinity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5146, Longitude: -77.1015       In this case, the coordinates for Chocowinity 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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