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Welcome to Danbury ...

The town of Danbury is located in Stokes County<1> and is the County Seat for Stokes County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Danbury has a population of 183 people<3> (see below for details).

Danbury was established in 1851.

The community of Danbury is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Danbury: (336)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Danbury had an population of 183 people. This is a decrease of 3.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 69.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Danbury had a population of 189 people. This makes Danbury the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 189 people, the population of Danbury increased 75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 108 people).

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

Communities Also Named Danbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Danbury - they are located in Connecticut, Iowa, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Saskatchewan, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Danbury ...

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

  • King [Forsyth County]
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    • King [Forsyth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Danbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on King
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<6>
  • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
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    • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Danbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<6>
  • Walkertown [Forsyth County]
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    • Walkertown [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Danbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<6>
  • Rural Hall [Forsyth County]
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    • Rural Hall [Forsyth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Danbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,299 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Hall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Hall<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County]
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      • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Danbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,748 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tobaccoville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tobaccoville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tobaccoville<6>
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
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      • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Danbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<6>
    • Madison [Rockingham County]
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      • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Danbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Cove
      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Danbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Cove<6>
    • Pilot Mountain [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Mountain
      • Pilot Mountain [Surry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Danbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilot Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Mountain<6>
    • Stuart [Patrick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuart
      • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Danbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<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 Danbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Danbury.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Danbury. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Danbury.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Danbury ...

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

Adding Danbury to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Stokes County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stokes County: www.co.stokes.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 Stokes, 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 Danbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Danbury - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Danbury) 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 Danbury. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DanburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Danbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4100, Longitude: -80.2132       In this case, the coordinates for Danbury 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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