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Welcome to Grantham ...

Grantham is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

Grantham is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Grantham: (919) and (984)<4>

Communities Also Named Grantham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Grantham - they are located in Alberta, British Columbia, Florida, New Hampshire, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Grantham ...

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

  • Goldsboro [Wayne County]
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    • Goldsboro [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Grantham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,447 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldsboro<6>
  • Smithfield [Johnston County]
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    • Smithfield [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Grantham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,333 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<6>
  • Selma [Johnston County]
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    • Selma [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Grantham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selma<6>
  • Mount Olive [Wayne County]
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    • Mount Olive [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Grantham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Olive<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Four Oaks [Johnston County]
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      • Four Oaks [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Grantham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Oaks 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 Four Oaks<6>
    • Pine Level [Johnston County]
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      • Pine Level [Johnston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Grantham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,080 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Level<6>
    • Princeton [Johnston County]
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      • Princeton [Johnston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Grantham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<6>
    • Faison [Duplin County]
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      • Faison [Duplin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Grantham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 959 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faison<6>
    • Walnut Creek [Wayne County]
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      • Walnut Creek [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Grantham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek
    • Pikeville [Wayne County]
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      • Pikeville [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Grantham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grantham ...

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

Adding Grantham to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Wayne County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynegov.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 Wayne, 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 Grantham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grantham) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2971, Longitude: -78.1636       In this case, the coordinates for Grantham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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