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Goldsboro, North Carolina
Welcome to Goldsboro ...
The location of Goldsboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Goldsboro has a population of 34,715 people<3> (see below for details).
Goldsboro was established in 1787.
The community of Goldsboro is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Goldsboro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Goldsboro: (919) & (984)<5>
Websites for Goldsboro ...
Official Website: www.ci.goldsboro.nc.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goldsboro had an population of 34,715 people. This is a decrease of 4.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.09% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Goldsboro had a population of 36,437 people (or 29.71% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Goldsboro the county's most populous community.
The population of Goldsboro represents 0.38% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 36,437 people, the population of Goldsboro decreased 6.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 39,043 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Goldsboro.
Communities Also Named Goldsboro ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Goldsboro - they are located in Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Goldsboro.
Communities near Goldsboro ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Goldsboro.
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 Goldsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Goldsboro.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goldsboro. 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 Goldsboro.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goldsboro. Our list includes 60 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Goldsboro.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goldsboro ...
Looking for more information about Goldsboro? 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 Goldsboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Goldsboro.
Adding Goldsboro to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Goldsboro on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Goldsboro on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Goldsboro: www.ci.goldsboro.nc.us/
The official website for Wayne County: www.waynegov.com/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022