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Welcome to Falcon ...

The town of Falcon is primarily located in Cumberland County<1>. A portion of Falcon extends into Sampson County.

The location of Falcon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Falcon has a population of 294 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Falcon is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Falcon is located in the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Falcon had an population of 294 people. This is an increase of 13.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Falcon had a population of 258 people. This makes Falcon the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 258 people, the population of Falcon decreased 21.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 328 people).

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

Communities Also Named Falcon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Falcon - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Falcon ...

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

  • Fayetteville [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Falcon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 211,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayetteville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Spring Lake [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Lake
    • Spring Lake [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Falcon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Lake<6>
  • Dunn [Harnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunn
    • Dunn [Harnett County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Falcon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,684 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunn<6>
  • Erwin [Harnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
    • Erwin [Harnett County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Falcon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,202 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Benson [Johnston County]
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      • Benson [Johnston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,024 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<6>
    • Eastover [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastover
      • Eastover [Cumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Falcon
      • Estimated population in 2015: 3,677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastover
    • Lillington [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lillington
      • Lillington [Harnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lillington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lillington<6>
    • Coats [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coats
      • Coats [Harnett County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coats
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coats<6>
    • Roseboro [Sampson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseboro
      • Roseboro [Sampson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseboro<6>
    • Stedman [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stedman
      • Stedman [Cumberland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stedman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stedman<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 Falcon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Falcon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Falcon ...

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

Adding Falcon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Falcon 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 Falcon was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Cumberland County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cumberland County: www.co.cumberland.nc.us/

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 Cumberland, 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 Falcon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falcon - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Falcon) 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 Falcon. 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 FalconOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falcon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1925, Longitude: -78.6484       In this case, the coordinates for Falcon 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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