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Elm City, North Carolina

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Welcome to Elm City ...

The town of Elm City is located in Wilson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Elm City has a population of 1,292 people<1> (see below for details).

Elm City is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Elm City is within the boundaries of the (252) area code.

The ZIP code for Elm City: 27822<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elm City had a population of 1,298 people. This makes Elm City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Elm City represents 0.01% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 303rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,298 people, the population of Elm City increased 11.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,165 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Elm City had an population of 1,292 people. This is a decrease of 0.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.9% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Elm City.

Communities near Elm City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Elm City and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Fremont   [Map]   1,267   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Nashville   [Map]   5,487   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pinetops   [Map]   1,273   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Princeville   [Map]   1,966   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Red Oak   [Map]   3,442   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rocky Mount   [Map]   54,523   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Elm City.

Communities Also Named Elm City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Elm City - it's located in Kansas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elm City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elm City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elm City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Elm City:

Websites for Elm City ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elm City ...

Looking for more information about Elm City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Elm City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elm City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Elm City. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elm City.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elm City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Elm City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Elm City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Elm City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elm City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elm City. 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 Elm City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elm City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8070, Longitude: -77.8617     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Elm City.


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