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The location of Colonial Heights









Welcome to Colonial Heights ...

Colonial Heights is located in Wilson County.

The location of Colonial Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Colonial Heights: Colonial Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Colonial Heights is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Colonial Heights is located in the (252) area code.

Communities near Colonial Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Colonial Heights and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Fremont   [Map]   1,267   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kenly   [Map]   1,519   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Lucama   [Map]   1,137   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nashville   [Map]   5,487   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pinetops   [Map]   1,273   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Red Oak   [Map]   3,442   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Colonial Heights.

Communities Also Named Colonial Heights ...

While we believe that this Colonial Heights is located in Wilson County, we know of another 5 North Carolina communities named Colonial Heights. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cumberland, Davidson, Mecklenburg, Orange and Wake County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 36 communities that are also named Colonial Heights - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland (3), New York (2), Ohio, South Carolina (7), Tennessee, Utah and Virginia (7).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Colonial Heights. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Colonial Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colonial Heights.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Colonial Heights:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colonial Heights ...

Looking for more information about Colonial Heights? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilson County: www.wilson-co.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colonial Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Colonial Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colonial Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7877, Longitude: -77.9064     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Colonial Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Colonial Heights.

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