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Welcome to Climax ...

Climax is located in Guilford County<1>.

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

Climax is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Climax lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Climax ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Climax - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Texas (2), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Climax ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Climax
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<5>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
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    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Climax
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<5>
  • Asheboro [Randolph County]
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    • Asheboro [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Climax
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asheboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheboro<5>
  • Elon [Alamance County]
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    • Elon [Alamance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Climax
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
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      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Climax
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<5>
    • Siler City [Chatham County]
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      • Siler City [Chatham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Climax
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,415 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siler City<5>
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Climax
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<5>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Climax
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<5>
    • Trinity [Randolph County]
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      • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Climax
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<5>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Climax
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Climax ...

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

Adding Climax to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Guilford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Guilford County: www.co.guilford.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 Guilford, 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 Climax - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Climax) 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 Climax. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClimaxOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Climax. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9129, Longitude: -79.7175       In this case, the coordinates for Climax 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.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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