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Welcome to Faison ...

The town of Faison is located in Duplin County<1>.

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.

  • Clinton [Sampson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [Sampson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Faison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Mount Olive [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
    • Mount Olive [Wayne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Faison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Olive<6>
  • Warsaw [Duplin County]
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    • Warsaw [Duplin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Faison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<6>
  • Magnolia [Duplin County]
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    • Magnolia [Duplin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Faison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walnut Creek [Wayne County]
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      • Walnut Creek [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Faison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek
    • Kenansville [Duplin County]
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      • Kenansville [Duplin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Faison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenansville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenansville<6>
    • Newton Grove [Sampson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton Grove
      • Newton Grove [Sampson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Faison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 563 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton Grove<6>
    • Turkey [Sampson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turkey
      • Turkey [Sampson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Faison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 292 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turkey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turkey<6>
    • Seven Springs [Wayne County]
    • Bowdens [Duplin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdens
      • Bowdens [Duplin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Faison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowdens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdens

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Duplin County

About North Carolina

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Duplin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Faison.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Faison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Faison) 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 Faison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FaisonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Faison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1165, Longitude: -78.1368       In this case, the coordinates for Faison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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