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Welcome to Exum ...

Exum is located in Brunswick County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Exum, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Exum is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Exum: (910)

Communities Also Named Exum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Exum - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Exum ...

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

  • Carolina Shores [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolina Shores
    • Carolina Shores [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Exum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,802 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carolina Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina Shores
  • Shallotte [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shallotte
    • Shallotte [Brunswick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Exum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shallotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shallotte<6>
  • Sunset Beach [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Beach
    • Sunset Beach [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Exum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,172 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunset Beach<6>
  • Calabash [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calabash
    • Calabash [Brunswick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Exum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,360 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calabash have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calabash
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calabash<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Waccamaw
      • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Exum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Waccamaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Waccamaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Waccamaw<6>
    • Brunswick [Columbus County]
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      • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Exum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
    • Ocean Isle Beach [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocean Isle Beach
      • Ocean Isle Beach [Brunswick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Exum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean Isle Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Isle Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Isle Beach<6>
    • Holden Beach [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holden Beach
      • Holden Beach [Brunswick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Exum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holden Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holden Beach<6>
    • Bolton [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Columbus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Exum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolton<6>
    • Varnamtown [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varnamtown
      • Varnamtown [Brunswick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Exum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Varnamtown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Varnamtown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Exum ...

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

Adding Exum to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Brunswick County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Brunswick County: www.brunsco.net/

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 Brunswick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Exum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Exum) 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 Exum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ExumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Exum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1119, Longitude: -78.4645       In this case, the coordinates for Exum have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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.
<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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