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Welcome to Cokesbury ...

Cokesbury is located in Harnett County<1>.

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

Cokesbury is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Cokesbury: (919) & (984)<4>

Communities Also Named Cokesbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Cokesbury: This one is located in Harnett County and the other is located in Vance County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 7 communities that are also named Cokesbury - they are located in Maryland (2), New Jersey, Ohio and South Carolina (2).

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

Communities near Cokesbury ...

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

  • Cary [Chatham County]
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    • Cary [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Cokesbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cary<6>
  • Apex [Wake County]
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    • Apex [Wake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Cokesbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apex have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apex
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apex<6>
  • Holly Springs [Wake County]
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    • Holly Springs [Wake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Cokesbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,882 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<6>
  • Garner [Wake County]
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    • Garner [Wake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Cokesbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,180 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garner<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County]
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      • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Cokesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fuquay-Varina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fuquay-Varina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fuquay-Varina<6>
    • Sanford [Lee County]
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      • Sanford [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Cokesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,361 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<6>
    • Angier [Harnett County]
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      • Angier [Harnett County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Cokesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,494 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angier<6>
    • Erwin [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
      • Erwin [Harnett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Cokesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<6>
    • Lillington [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lillington
      • Lillington [Harnett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Cokesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lillington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lillington<6>
    • Coats [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coats
      • Coats [Harnett County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Cokesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coats
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coats<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 Cokesbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cokesbury.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cokesbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Harnett County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harnett County: www.harnett.org/

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 Harnett, 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 Cokesbury - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cokesbury) 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 Cokesbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CokesburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cokesbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5246, Longitude: -78.9089       In this case, the coordinates for Cokesbury 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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