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Welcome to Florence ...

Florence is located in Pamlico County<1>.

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

Florence is near sea level<3>.

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

Florence is within the (252) area code.

Communities Also Named Florence ...

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

Beyond North Carolina, there are 63 communities that are also named Florence - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota (3), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Florence ...

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

  • Bayboro [Pamlico County]
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    • Bayboro [Pamlico County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Florence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,242 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayboro<5>
  • Oriental [Pamlico County]
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    • Oriental [Pamlico County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Florence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 860 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oriental have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oriental
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oriental<5>
  • Alliance [Pamlico County]
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    • Alliance [Pamlico County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Florence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 759 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alliance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alliance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alliance<5>
  • Grantsboro [Pamlico County]
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    • Grantsboro [Pamlico County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Florence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 651 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsboro<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arapahoe [Pamlico County]
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      • Arapahoe [Pamlico County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Florence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arapahoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arapahoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arapahoe<5>
    • Aurora [Beaufort County]
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      • Aurora [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Florence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<5>
    • Minnesott Beach [Pamlico County]
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      • Minnesott Beach [Pamlico County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Florence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minnesott Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minnesott Beach
    • Stonewall [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewall
      • Stonewall [Pamlico County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Florence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
    • Vandemere [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vandemere
      • Vandemere [Pamlico County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Florence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandemere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vandemere
    • Mesic [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesic
      • Mesic [Pamlico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Florence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesic

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Florence ...

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

Adding Florence to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Pamlico County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pamlico County: www.co.pamlico.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 Pamlico, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Florence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Florence) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Florence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1443, Longitude: -76.6310       In this case, the coordinates for Florence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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