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Welcome to Cordova ...

Cordova is located in Richmond County<1>.

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

Cordova is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Cordova: (910)

Websites for Cordova ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.richmondcountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cordova, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Cordova ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Cordova - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Cordova ...

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

  • Rockingham [Richmond County]
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    • Rockingham [Richmond County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Cordova
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,520 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockingham<5>
  • Hamlet [Richmond County]
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    • Hamlet [Richmond County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Cordova
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlet<5>
  • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
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    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Cordova
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheraw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<5>
  • Wadesboro [Anson County]
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    • Wadesboro [Anson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Cordova
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadesboro<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chesterfield [Chesterfield County]
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      • Chesterfield [Chesterfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Cordova
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,401 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesterfield<5>
    • Ellerbe [Richmond County]
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      • Ellerbe [Richmond County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Cordova
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellerbe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellerbe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellerbe<5>
    • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County]
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      • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Cordova
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobbins Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobbins Heights
    • Hoffman [Richmond County]
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      • Hoffman [Richmond County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Cordova
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoffman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoffman
    • Gibson [Scotland County]
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      • Gibson [Scotland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Cordova
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibson<5>
    • Lilesville [Anson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lilesville
      • Lilesville [Anson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Cordova
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lilesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lilesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lilesville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cordova ...

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

Adding Cordova to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cordova 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 Cordova was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Richmond County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richmond County: www.co.richmond.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 Richmond, 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 Cordova - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cordova) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cordova. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CordovaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cordova. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9129, Longitude: -79.8220       In this case, the coordinates for Cordova have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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