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Welcome to Four Oaks ...

The town of Four Oaks is located in Johnston County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Four Oaks has a population of 2,264 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Four Oaks is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Four Oaks: (919) & (984)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Four Oaks had an population of 2,264 people. This is an increase of 17.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 58.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Four Oaks had a population of 1,921 people. This makes Four Oaks the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Four Oaks represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 253rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,921 people, the population of Four Oaks increased 34.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,424 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Four Oaks.

Communities Also Named Four Oaks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Four Oaks - they are located in Georgia and Kentucky.

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

Communities near Four Oaks ...

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

  • Clayton [Johnston County]
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    • Clayton [Johnston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Four Oaks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,458 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<7>
  • Smithfield [Johnston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
    • Smithfield [Johnston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Four Oaks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,333 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<7>
  • Dunn [Harnett County]
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    • Dunn [Harnett County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Four Oaks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,684 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunn<7>
  • Selma [Johnston County]
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    • Selma [Johnston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Four Oaks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selma<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Angier [Harnett County]
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      • Angier [Harnett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Four Oaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,494 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angier<7>
    • Archer Lodge [Johnston County]
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      • Archer Lodge [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Four Oaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,322 people
      • Archer Lodge has also been known as:
      • Archer
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    • Erwin [Harnett County]
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      • Erwin [Harnett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Four Oaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<7>
    • Benson [Johnston County]
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      • Benson [Johnston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Four Oaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,024 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<7>
    • Wilson's Mills [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson's Mills
      • Wilson's Mills [Johnston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Four Oaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson's Mills
    • Coats [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coats
      • Coats [Harnett County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Four Oaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coats
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coats<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Four Oaks ...

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

Adding Four Oaks to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Johnston County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Johnston County: www.co.johnston.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 Johnston, 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 Four Oaks.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Four Oaks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Four Oaks) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Four Oaks. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Four OaksOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Four Oaks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4491, Longitude: -78.4220       In this case, the coordinates for Four Oaks 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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