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Welcome to Fallston ...

The town of Fallston is located in Cleveland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fallston has a population of 602 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Fallston is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fallston: (704) & (980)<5>

Websites for Fallston ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.clevelandchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Fallston, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fallston had an population of 602 people. This is a decrease of 0.82% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fallston had a population of 607 people. This makes Fallston the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 607 people, the population of Fallston has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 603 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fallston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fallston - they are located in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Fallston ...

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

  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Fallston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<7>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Fallston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<7>
  • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Mountain
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Fallston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<7>
  • Cherryville [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryville
    • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Fallston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
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      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Fallston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<7>
    • Dallas [Gaston County]
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      • Dallas [Gaston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Fallston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<7>
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Springs
      • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Fallston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<7>
    • Maiden [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maiden
      • Maiden [Catawba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Fallston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maiden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maiden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maiden<7>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellenboro
      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Fallston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<7>
    • High Shoals [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Shoals
      • High Shoals [Gaston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Fallston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 757 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Shoals

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fallston ...

Looking for more information about Fallston? 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 Fallston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fallston.

Adding Fallston to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Cleveland County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cleveland County: www.clevelandcounty.com/

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 Cleveland, 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 Fallston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fallston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<6>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- Fallston) 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 Fallston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FallstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fallston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4289, Longitude: -81.5023       In this case, the coordinates for Fallston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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