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Welcome to Cricket ...

Cricket is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

Cricket is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Cricket lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Cricket ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Cricket - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois and Iowa.

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

Communities near Cricket ...

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

  • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Cricket
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
  • Ronda [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronda
    • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Cricket
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronda
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<5>
  • Love Valley [Iredell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Valley
    • Love Valley [Iredell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Cricket
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Love Valley<5>
  • Mulberry [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
    • Mulberry [Wilkes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Cricket
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moravian Falls [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moravian Falls
      • Moravian Falls [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Cricket
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moravian Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moravian Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moravian Falls<5>
    • Purlear [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purlear
      • Purlear [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Cricket
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purlear have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purlear
    • Hays [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hays
      • Hays [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Cricket
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hays have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hays
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hays<5>
    • Boomer [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boomer
      • Boomer [Wilkes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Cricket
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boomer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boomer
    • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Cricket
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Wilbar [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilbar
      • Wilbar [Wilkes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Cricket
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilbar

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cricket ...

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

Adding Cricket to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Wilkes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

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 Wilkes, 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 Cricket - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cricket) 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 Cricket. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CricketOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cricket. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1715, Longitude: -81.1940       In this case, the coordinates for Cricket 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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