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Welcome to Enfield ...

The town of Enfield is located in Halifax County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Enfield has a population of 2,283 people<2> (see below for details).

Enfield was established in 1740.

The community of Enfield is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Enfield is within the boundaries of the (252) area code.

The ZIP code for Enfield: 27823<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Enfield had an population of 2,283 people. This is a decrease of 9.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Enfield had a population of 2,532 people. This makes Enfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Enfield represents 0.03% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,532 people, the population of Enfield increased 7.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,347 people).

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

Adding Enfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Enfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Enfield - they are located in Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas (3), Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia.

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

Communities near Enfield ...

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

  • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Enfield
    • 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>
  • Roanoke Rapids [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke Rapids
    • Roanoke Rapids [Halifax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Enfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,186 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke Rapids
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke Rapids<6>
  • Red Oak [Nash County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Oak
    • Red Oak [Nash County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Enfield
    • 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
  • Scotland Neck [Halifax County]
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    • Scotland Neck [Halifax County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Enfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,810 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland Neck have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotland Neck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland Neck<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weldon [Halifax County]
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      • Weldon [Halifax County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Enfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weldon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weldon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weldon<6>
    • Dortches [Nash County]
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      • Dortches [Nash County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Enfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 964 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dortches have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dortches
    • Garysburg [Northampton County]
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      • Garysburg [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Enfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garysburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garysburg<6>
    • Whitakers [Edgecombe County]
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      • Whitakers [Edgecombe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Enfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitakers have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitakers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitakers<6>
    • Jackson [Northampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Enfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 452 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
    • Battleboro [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battleboro
      • Battleboro [Edgecombe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Enfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battleboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battleboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battleboro<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 Enfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Enfield.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Enfield. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Enfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Enfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Halifax County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Halifax County: www.halifaxnc.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 Halifax, 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 Enfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Enfield - 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 Enfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Enfield 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Enfield) 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 Enfield. 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 EnfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Enfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1810, Longitude: -77.6661    
<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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