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Welcome to Conway ...

The town of Conway is located in Northampton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Conway has a population of 728 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Conway is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Conway: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Conway had an population of 728 people. This is a decrease of 12.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Conway had a population of 836 people. This makes Conway the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 836 people, the population of Conway increased 13.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 734 people).

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

Communities Also Named Conway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Conway - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Conway ...

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

  • Ahoskie [Hertford County]
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    • Ahoskie [Hertford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Conway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,688 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murfreesboro
    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Conway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,868 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>
  • Garysburg [Northampton County]
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    • Garysburg [Northampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Conway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garysburg<6>
  • Rich Square [Northampton County]
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    • Rich Square [Northampton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Conway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Square have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Square
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Square<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aulander [Bertie County]
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      • Aulander [Bertie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Conway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 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
    • Winton [Hertford County]
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      • Winton [Hertford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Conway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 712 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Conway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 701 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>
    • Seaboard [Northampton County]
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      • Seaboard [Northampton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Conway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seaboard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaboard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaboard<6>
    • Boykins [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boykins
      • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Conway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boykins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<6>
    • Jackson [Northampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [Northampton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Conway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 452 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<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 Conway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Conway.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Conway ...

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

Adding Conway to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Northampton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Northampton County: www.northamptonnc.com/

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 Northampton, 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 Conway.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Conway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Conway) 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 Conway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ConwayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Conway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4371, Longitude: -77.2288       In this case, the coordinates for Conway 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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