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Welcome to Elm City ...

The town of Elm City is located in Wilson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Elm City has a population of 1,293 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Elm City is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Elm City is located in the (252) area code.

The ZIP code for Elm City: 27822<4>

Websites for Elm City ...

Official Website: www.elmcity.govoffice.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elm City had an population of 1,293 people. This is a decrease of 0.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.99% since the 2000 Census).

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 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Elm City ...

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

  • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Elm City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,689 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<6>
  • Wilson [Wilson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
    • Wilson [Wilson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Elm City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<6>
  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarboro
    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Elm City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarboro<6>
  • Nashville [Nash County]
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    • Nashville [Nash County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Elm City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,572 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Red Oak [Nash County]
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      • Red Oak [Nash County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Elm City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Oak
    • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharpsburg
      • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Elm City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,018 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharpsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharpsburg<6>
    • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeville
      • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Elm City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeville
    • Spring Hope [Nash County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hope
      • Spring Hope [Nash County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Elm City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,319 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Hope<6>
    • Fremont [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
      • Fremont [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Elm City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,264 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<6>
    • Pinetops [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinetops
      • Pinetops [Edgecombe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Elm City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinetops
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinetops<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 Elm City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elm City.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Elm City.

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

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Adding Elm City to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elm City: www.elmcity.govoffice.com/

The official website for Wilson County: www.wilson-co.com/

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 Wilson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elm City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elm City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elm CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elm City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8070, Longitude: -77.8617    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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