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Welcome to Duncan ...

Duncan is located in Harnett County<1>.

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

Duncan is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Duncan: (919) & (984)<4>

Communities Also Named Duncan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Duncan: This one is located in Harnett County and the other is located in Rutherford County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 40 communities that are also named Duncan - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (3), Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Duncan ...

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

  • Raleigh [Wake County]
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    • Raleigh [Wake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Duncan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474,414 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<6>
  • Cary [Chatham County]
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    • Cary [Chatham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Duncan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cary<6>
  • Apex [Wake County]
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    • Apex [Wake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Duncan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apex have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apex
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apex<6>
  • Holly Springs [Wake County]
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    • Holly Springs [Wake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Duncan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,882 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garner [Wake County]
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      • Garner [Wake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Duncan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garner<6>
    • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fuquay-Varina
      • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Duncan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fuquay-Varina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fuquay-Varina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fuquay-Varina<6>
    • Morrisville [Durham County]
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      • Morrisville [Durham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Duncan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<6>
    • Sanford [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanford
      • Sanford [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Duncan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,361 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<6>
    • Angier [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angier
      • Angier [Harnett County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,494 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angier<6>
    • Erwin [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
      • Erwin [Harnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<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 Duncan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Duncan.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Duncan ...

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

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About Harnett County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harnett County: www.harnett.org/

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 Harnett, 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 Duncan - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Duncan) 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 Duncan. 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 DuncanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duncan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5627, Longitude: -78.8720       In this case, the coordinates for Duncan 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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