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Welcome to Gold Point ...

Gold Point is located in Martin County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Gold Point: Gold Pt.

Gold Point is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Gold Point lies within the (252) area code.

Communities Also Named Gold Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Gold Point - they are located in Idaho, Nevada (2) and Ontario.

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

Communities near Gold Point ...

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

  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
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    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Gold Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarboro<4>
  • Williamston [Martin County]
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    • Williamston [Martin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Gold Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<4>
  • Windsor [Bertie County]
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    • Windsor [Bertie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Gold Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,493 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<4>
  • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
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    • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Gold Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Gold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<4>
    • Robersonville [Martin County]
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      • Robersonville [Martin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Gold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robersonville<4>
    • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County]
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      • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Gold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jamesville [Martin County]
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      • Jamesville [Martin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Gold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 440 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamesville<4>
    • Hamilton [Martin County]
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      • Hamilton [Martin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Gold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<4>
    • Hobgood [Halifax County]
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      • Hobgood [Halifax County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Gold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobgood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobgood

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gold Point ...

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

Adding Gold Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gold Point 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 Gold Point was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Martin County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Martin County: www.martincountyncgov.com

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 Martin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gold Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Gold Point) 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 Gold Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gold PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gold Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8703, Longitude: -77.2425    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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