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Welcome to Cumnock ...

Cumnock is located in Lee County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Cumnock, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1895.

Cumnock is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Cumnock: (919) and (984)<3>

Communities Also Named Cumnock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cumnock - they are located in Louisiana and Ontario.

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

Communities near Cumnock ...

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

  • Sanford
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Siler City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Pittsboro
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Carthage
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Broadway
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Cameron
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
    • Cameron is located in Moore County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 352 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron <4>
  • Goldston
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldston
    • Goldston is located in Chatham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldston <4>
  • Colon
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colon
    • Colon is located in Lee County
  • Carbonton
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbonton
    • Carbonton is located in Chatham County
  • Osgood
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osgood
    • Osgood is located in Lee County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cumnock ...

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

Adding Cumnock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cumnock in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cumnock was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Cumnock post office opened in 1895.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Cumnock.

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

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The official website for State of North Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Lee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cumnock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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