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Welcome to Grimesland ...

The town of Grimesland is located in Pitt County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grimesland has a population of 440 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Grimesland is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Grimesland lies within the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grimesland had an population of 440 people. This is a decrease of 0.23% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grimesland had a population of 441 people. This makes Grimesland the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 441 people, the population of Grimesland has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 440 people).

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

Communities near Grimesland ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Grimesland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,779 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Winterville [Pitt County]
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    • Winterville [Pitt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Grimesland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<6>
  • Washington [Beaufort County]
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    • Washington [Beaufort County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Grimesland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,487 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • Ayden [Pitt County]
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    • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Grimesland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayden 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 Ayden<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grifton [Pitt County]
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      • Grifton [Pitt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Grimesland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grifton<6>
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Grimesland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<6>
    • Robersonville [Martin County]
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      • Robersonville [Martin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Grimesland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robersonville 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 Robersonville<6>
    • Vanceboro [Craven County]
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      • Vanceboro [Craven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Grimesland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vanceboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanceboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vanceboro<6>
    • Chocowinity [Beaufort County]
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      • Chocowinity [Beaufort County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Grimesland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chocowinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chocowinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chocowinity<6>
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
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      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Grimesland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson 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 Grimesland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grimesland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grimesland ...

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

Adding Grimesland to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Pitt County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pitt County: www.co.pitt.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 Pitt, 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 Grimesland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grimesland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Grimesland) 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 Grimesland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrimeslandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grimesland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5623, Longitude: -77.1915       In this case, the coordinates for Grimesland 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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