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Welcome to Germanton ...

Germanton is located in Stokes County<1>.

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

Germanton is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Germanton lies within the (336) area code.

Communities near Germanton ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
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    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Germanton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<5>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
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    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Germanton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<5>
  • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
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    • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Germanton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<5>
  • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
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    • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Germanton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<5>
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    • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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      • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Germanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<5>
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Germanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • King [Forsyth County]
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      • King [Forsyth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Germanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<5>
    • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
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      • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Germanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<5>
    • Walkertown [Forsyth County]
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      • Walkertown [Forsyth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Germanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<5>
    • Midway [Davidson County]
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      • Midway [Davidson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Germanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Germanton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Germanton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Germanton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Stokes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stokes County: www.co.stokes.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 Stokes, 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 Germanton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Germanton) 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 Germanton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GermantonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Germanton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2629, Longitude: -80.2309       In this case, the coordinates for Germanton 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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