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Welcome to Echo ...

Echo is located in Robeson County<1>.

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

Echo is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Echo is located in the (910) area code.

Communities Also Named Echo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Echo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (4), Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Echo ...

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

  • Lumberton [Robeson County]
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    • Lumberton [Robeson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Echo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<5>
  • Dillon [Dillon County]
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    • Dillon [Dillon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Echo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillon<5>
  • Pembroke [Robeson County]
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    • Pembroke [Robeson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Echo
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<5>
  • Fairmont [Robeson County]
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    • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Echo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maxton [Robeson County]
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      • Maxton [Robeson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Echo
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxton<5>
    • McColl [Marlboro County]
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      • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Echo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,943 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McColl
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McColl<5>
    • Latta [Dillon County]
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      • Latta [Dillon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Echo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,273 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latta<5>
    • Fair Bluff [Columbus County]
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      • Fair Bluff [Columbus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Echo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Bluff
    • Lake View [Dillon County]
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      • Lake View [Dillon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Echo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 779 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake View
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake View<5>
    • Clio [Marlboro County]
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      • Clio [Marlboro County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Echo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 645 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Echo ...

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

Adding Echo to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Robeson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Robeson County: www.co.robeson.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 Robeson, 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 Echo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Echo) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Echo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4996, Longitude: -79.2775       In this case, the coordinates for Echo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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