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Welcome to Dobbins Heights ...

The town of Dobbins Heights is located in Richmond County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Dobbins Heights: Dobbins Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Dobbins Heights for more information about variations on the name of Dobbins Heights.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dobbins Heights has a population of 783 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Dobbins Heights is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dobbins Heights is located in the (910) area code.

Websites for Dobbins Heights ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.richmondcountychamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dobbins Heights had an population of 783 people. This is a decrease of 9.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dobbins Heights had a population of 866 people. This makes Dobbins Heights the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 866 people, the population of Dobbins Heights decreased 7.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 936 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dobbins Heights.

Communities near Dobbins Heights ...

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

  • Laurinburg [Scotland County]
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    • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Dobbins Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurinburg<6>
  • Rockingham [Richmond County]
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    • Rockingham [Richmond County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Dobbins Heights
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockingham<6>
  • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
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    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Dobbins Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<6>
  • McColl [Marlboro County]
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    • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Dobbins Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,943 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McColl<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pinebluff [Moore County]
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      • Pinebluff [Moore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Dobbins Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,647 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinebluff<6>
    • Foxfire [Moore County]
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      • Foxfire [Moore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Dobbins Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxfire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ellerbe [Richmond County]
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      • Ellerbe [Richmond County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Dobbins Heights
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellerbe<6>
    • Wagram [Scotland County]
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      • Wagram [Scotland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Dobbins Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 772 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wagram have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagram<6>
    • Hoffman [Richmond County]
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      • Hoffman [Richmond County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Dobbins Heights
      • 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.
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    • Gibson [Scotland County]
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      • Gibson [Scotland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Dobbins Heights
      • 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<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 Dobbins Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dobbins Heights.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dobbins Heights ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dobbins Heights. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dobbins Heights.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dobbins Heights - 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- Dobbins Heights) 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 Dobbins Heights. 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 Dobbins HeightsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dobbins Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9069, Longitude: -79.6933       In this case, the coordinates for Dobbins Heights 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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