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Welcome to Ellenboro ...

The town of Ellenboro is located in Rutherford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ellenboro has a population of 832 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ellenboro is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Ellenboro: (828)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ellenboro had an population of 832 people. This is a decrease of 4.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 73.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ellenboro had a population of 873 people. This makes Ellenboro the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 873 people, the population of Ellenboro increased 82.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 479 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ellenboro.

Communities Also Named Ellenboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ellenboro - they are located in Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ellenboro ...

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

  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Ellenboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<6>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
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    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ellenboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaffney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<6>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Ellenboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<6>
  • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ellenboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling 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 Boiling Springs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Ellenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale 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 Spindale<6>
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Ellenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<6>
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ellenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<6>
    • Belwood [Cleveland County]
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      • Belwood [Cleveland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ellenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belwood
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
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      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ellenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<6>
    • Kingstown [Cleveland County]
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      • Kingstown [Cleveland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Ellenboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingstown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ellenboro ...

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

Adding Ellenboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

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 Rutherford, 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 Ellenboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ellenboro - 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 from Point A (ie- Ellenboro) 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 Ellenboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EllenboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellenboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3291, Longitude: -81.7600       In this case, the coordinates for Ellenboro 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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