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Welcome to Goldston ...

The town of Goldston is located in Chatham County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Goldston has a population of 300 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Goldston is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goldston had an population of 300 people. This is an increase of 11.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goldston had a population of 268 people. This makes Goldston the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 268 people, the population of Goldston decreased 15.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 319 people).

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

Communities near Goldston ...

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

  • Sanford [Lee County]
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    • Sanford [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Goldston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,361 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<7>
  • Siler City [Chatham County]
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    • Siler City [Chatham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Goldston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,415 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siler City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siler City<7>
  • Pittsboro [Chatham County]
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    • Pittsboro [Chatham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Goldston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,419 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsboro<7>
  • Carthage [Moore County]
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    • Carthage [Moore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Goldston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,595 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Broadway [Lee County]
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      • Broadway [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Goldston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,295 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<7>
    • Robbins [Moore County]
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      • Robbins [Moore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Goldston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbins<7>
    • Staley [Randolph County]
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      • Staley [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Goldston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 401 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Staley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Staley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Staley<7>
    • Cameron [Moore County]
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      • Cameron [Moore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Goldston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<7>
    • Carbonton [Chatham County]
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      • Carbonton [Chatham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Goldston
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    • Cumnock [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumnock
      • Cumnock [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Goldston
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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 Goldston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Goldston.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goldston ...

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

Adding Goldston to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Goldston on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Mentions & References for Goldston

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Chatham County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Chatham County: www.co.chatham.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 Chatham, 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 Goldston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goldston - 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' (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- Goldston) 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 Goldston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GoldstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goldston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5930, Longitude: -79.3285       In this case, the coordinates for Goldston 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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