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Faison, North Carolina
Welcome to Faison ...
The location of Faison has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Faison has a population of 959 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Faison.
Faison is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Faison lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Faison is within the (910) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Faison had an population of 959 people. This is a decrease of 0.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.9% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Faison had a population of 961 people. This makes Faison the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Faison represents 0.01% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 336th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 961 people, the population of Faison increased 29.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 744 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Faison.
Communities near Faison ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Faison.
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 Faison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Faison.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Faison. 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 Faison.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Faison. See our Newspapers Page for Faison.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Faison ...
Looking for more information about Faison? 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 Faison, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Faison.
Adding Faison to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Faison 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 Faison was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Faison on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Faison on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Faison. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Duplin County: www.duplincounty.org/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022