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Welcome to Ellisboro ...

Ellisboro is located in Rockingham County<1>.

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

Ellisboro is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Ellisboro: (336)

Communities near Ellisboro ...

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

  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Ellisboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<5>
  • Eden [Rockingham County]
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    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Ellisboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<5>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reidsville
    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Ellisboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<5>
  • Summerfield [Guilford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerfield
    • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Ellisboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield 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 Summerfield<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Ellisboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<5>
    • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
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      • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Ellisboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale 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 Stokesdale<5>
    • Walkertown [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkertown
      • Walkertown [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Ellisboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<5>
    • Rural Hall [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rural Hall
      • Rural Hall [Forsyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Ellisboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,299 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Hall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Hall<5>
    • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wentworth
      • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Ellisboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayodan
      • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Ellisboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<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 Ellisboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ellisboro.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ellisboro ...

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

Adding Ellisboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Rockingham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.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 Rockingham, 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 Ellisboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ellisboro) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellisboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3326, Longitude: -79.9778       In this case, the coordinates for Ellisboro 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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