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Welcome to Falkland ...

The town of Falkland is located in Pitt County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Falkland has a population of 99 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Falkland is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Falkland: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Falkland had an population of 99 people. This is an increase of 3.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Falkland had a population of 96 people. This makes Falkland the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 96 people, the population of Falkland decreased 14.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 112 people).

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

Communities Also Named Falkland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Falkland - they are located in British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Ontario.

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

Communities near Falkland ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Falkland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,779 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
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    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Falkland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarboro<6>
  • Winterville [Pitt County]
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    • Winterville [Pitt County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Falkland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<6>
  • Ayden [Pitt County]
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    • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Falkland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayden<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farmville [Pitt County]
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      • Farmville [Pitt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Falkland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
    • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeville
      • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Falkland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeville
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Falkland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<6>
    • Snow Hill [Greene County]
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      • Snow Hill [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Falkland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<6>
    • Robersonville [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robersonville
      • Robersonville [Martin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Falkland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robersonville<6>
    • Pinetops [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinetops
      • Pinetops [Edgecombe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Falkland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinetops
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinetops<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 Falkland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Falkland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Falkland ...

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

Adding Falkland to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Falkland on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

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About Pitt County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Pitt County: www.co.pitt.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 Pitt, 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 Falkland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falkland - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Falkland) 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 Falkland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FalklandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falkland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6985, Longitude: -77.5132       In this case, the coordinates for Falkland 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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