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Welcome to East Laurinburg ...

The town of East Laurinburg is located in Scotland County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for East Laurinburg: E. Laurinburg

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, East Laurinburg has a population of 278 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of East Laurinburg.

East Laurinburg is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

East Laurinburg is within the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Laurinburg had an population of 278 people. This is a decrease of 7.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Laurinburg had a population of 300 people. This makes East Laurinburg the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 300 people, the population of East Laurinburg increased 1.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 295 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Laurinburg.

Communities near East Laurinburg ...

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

  • Bennettsville [Marlboro County]
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    • Bennettsville [Marlboro County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of East Laurinburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,455 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennettsville<6>
  • Hamlet [Richmond County]
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    • Hamlet [Richmond County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of East Laurinburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,356 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlet<6>
  • Raeford [Hoke County]
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    • Raeford [Hoke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of East Laurinburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raeford 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 Raeford<6>
  • Red Springs [Robeson County]
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    • Red Springs [Robeson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of East Laurinburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,237 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Springs 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 Red Springs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pembroke [Robeson County]
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      • Pembroke [Robeson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of East Laurinburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,942 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke 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 Pembroke<6>
    • Maxton [Robeson County]
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      • Maxton [Robeson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of East Laurinburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxton 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 Maxton<6>
    • McColl [Marlboro County]
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      • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of East Laurinburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,943 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McColl<6>
    • Rowland [Robeson County]
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      • Rowland [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of East Laurinburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 985 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rowland 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 Rowland<6>
    • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County]
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      • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of East Laurinburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobbins Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wagram [Scotland County]
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      • Wagram [Scotland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of East Laurinburg
      • 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>

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 East Laurinburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Laurinburg.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Laurinburg ...

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

Adding East Laurinburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of East Laurinburg 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 East Laurinburg was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Scotland County: www.scotlandcounty.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 Scotland, 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 East Laurinburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Laurinburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- East Laurinburg) 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 East Laurinburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East LaurinburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Laurinburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7691, Longitude: -79.4450       In this case, the coordinates for East Laurinburg 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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