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Welcome to Como ...

The town of Como is located in Hertford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Como has a population of 83 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Como is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Como is located in the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Como had an population of 83 people. This is a decrease of 8.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Como had a population of 91 people. This makes Como the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 91 people, the population of Como increased 16.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 78 people).

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

Adding Como to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Como ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Como - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Como ...

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

  • Franklin [Franklin City]
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    • Franklin [Franklin City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Como
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,967 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Ahoskie [Hertford County]
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    • Ahoskie [Hertford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Como
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ahoskie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ahoskie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ahoskie<6>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Como
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,961 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<6>
  • Courtland [Southampton County]
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    • Courtland [Southampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Como
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,215 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aulander [Bertie County]
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      • Aulander [Bertie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 783 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aulander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aulander
    • Conway [Northampton County]
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      • Conway [Northampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 729 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<6>
    • Winton [Hertford County]
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      • Winton [Hertford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winton<6>
    • Woodland [Northampton County]
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      • Woodland [Northampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<6>
    • Boykins [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boykins
      • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 526 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boykins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<6>
    • Cofield [Hertford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cofield
      • Cofield [Hertford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cofield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Como ...

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

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About Hertford County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hertford County: www.co.hertford.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 Hertford, 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 Como.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Como - 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- Como) 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 Como. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ComoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Como. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5014, Longitude: -77.0069       In this case, the coordinates for Como 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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