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Welcome to Farmville ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Farmville has a population of 4,758 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Farmville is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Farmville is within the boundaries of the (252) area code.

Websites for Farmville ...

Official Website: www.farmville-nc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Farmville had an population of 4,758 people. This is an increase of 2.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Farmville had a population of 4,654 people. This makes Farmville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Farmville represents 0.05% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,654 people, the population of Farmville increased 8.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,302 people).

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

Communities Also Named Farmville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Farmville: This one is located in Pitt County and the other is located in Chatham County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 9 communities that are also named Farmville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Farmville ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Farmville
    • 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>
  • Winterville [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterville
    • Winterville [Pitt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Farmville
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ayden
    • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Farmville
    • 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>
  • Grifton [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grifton
    • Grifton [Pitt County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Farmville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grifton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grifton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Farmville
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Greene County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Farmville
      • 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>
    • Pinetops [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinetops
      • Pinetops [Edgecombe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Farmville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinetops
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinetops<6>
    • Stantonsburg [Wilson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stantonsburg
      • Stantonsburg [Wilson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Farmville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stantonsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stantonsburg<6>
    • Black Creek [Wilson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Creek
      • Black Creek [Wilson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Farmville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Creek
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpson
      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Farmville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Farmville ...

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

Adding Farmville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Carolina

About Pitt County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Farmville: www.farmville-nc.com/

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 Farmville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Farmville - 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- Farmville) 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 Farmville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FarmvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farmville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5952, Longitude: -77.5911       In this case, the coordinates for Farmville 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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