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Colon, North Carolina
Welcome to Colon ...
Colon is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Colon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Colon: (919) and (984)<3>
Communities Also Named Colon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Colon - they are located in Georgia, Michigan, Nebraska and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Colon.
Communities near Colon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Colon.
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 Colon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Colon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Colon. 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 Colon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colon. See our Newspapers Page for Colon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colon ...
Looking for more information about Colon? 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 Colon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Colon.
Adding Colon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Colon 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 Colon was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Colon on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Colon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Lee County: www.leecountync.com/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022