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Dobson, North Carolina
Welcome to Dobson ...
The location of Dobson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Dobson has a population of 1,556 people<2> (see below for details).
Dobson is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Dobson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Dobson is within the boundaries of the (336) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dobson had a population of 1,586 people. This makes Dobson the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Dobson represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 279th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,586 people, the population of Dobson increased 8.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,457 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dobson had an population of 1,556 people. This is a decrease of 1.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.79% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dobson.
Communities near Dobson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Dobson and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dobson.
Communities Also Named Dobson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Dobson - they are located in Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dobson.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dobson:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dobson ...
Looking for more information about Dobson? 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 Dobson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dobson.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019