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Welcome to Dudley ...

Dudley is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

Dudley was established in 1836.

Dudley is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Dudley: (919) and (984)<4>

Communities Also Named Dudley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Dudley - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Dudley ...

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

  • Goldsboro [Wayne County]
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    • Goldsboro [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Dudley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,447 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldsboro<6>
  • Mount Olive [Wayne County]
  • Warsaw [Duplin County]
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    • Warsaw [Duplin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Dudley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<6>
  • La Grange [Lenoir County]
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    • La Grange [Lenoir County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Dudley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Grange<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Princeton [Johnston County]
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      • Princeton [Johnston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<6>
    • Fremont [Wayne County]
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      • Fremont [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,264 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<6>
    • Faison [Duplin County]
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      • Faison [Duplin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 959 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faison<6>
    • Walnut Creek [Wayne County]
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      • Walnut Creek [Wayne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek
    • Pikeville [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
      • Pikeville [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<6>
    • Newton Grove [Sampson 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 Dudley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dudley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dudley ...

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

Adding Dudley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Wayne County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynegov.com/

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 Wayne, 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 Dudley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<5>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- Dudley) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dudley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DudleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dudley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2674, Longitude: -78.0375       In this case, the coordinates for Dudley 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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