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Welcome to Fountain ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fountain has a population of 437 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Fountain is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Fountain: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fountain had an population of 437 people. This is an increase of 2.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fountain had a population of 427 people. This makes Fountain the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 427 people, the population of Fountain decreased 19.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 533 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fountain ...

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

Beyond North Carolina, there are 16 communities that are also named Fountain - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Fountain ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Fountain
    • 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>
  • Wilson [Wilson County]
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    • Wilson [Wilson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Fountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<6>
  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarboro
    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Fountain
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Fountain
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ayden [Pitt County]
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      • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Fountain
      • 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>
    • Farmville [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
      • Farmville [Pitt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Fountain
      • 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
    • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County]
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      • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Fountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,018 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharpsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharpsburg<6>
    • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeville
      • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Fountain
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Fountain
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Fountain
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fountain ...

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

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

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About North Carolina

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fountain. 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 Fountain.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fountain - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fountain) 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 Fountain. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FountainOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6720, Longitude: -77.6312       In this case, the coordinates for Fountain 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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