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Welcome to Grist ...

Grist is located in Columbus County<1>.

Grist is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Grist: (910)

Communities near Grist ...

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

  • Whiteville [Columbus County]
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    • Whiteville [Columbus County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Grist
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville<4>
  • Tabor City [Columbus County]
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    • Tabor City [Columbus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Grist
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,893 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tabor City<4>
  • Loris [Horry County]
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    • Loris [Horry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Grist
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,807 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loris<4>
  • Fairmont [Robeson County]
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    • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Grist
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bladenboro [Bladen County]
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      • Bladenboro [Bladen County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Grist
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,697 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bladenboro 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 Bladenboro<4>
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
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      • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Grist
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Waccamaw 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 Lake Waccamaw<4>
    • Brunswick [Columbus County]
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      • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Grist
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<4>
    • Fair Bluff [Columbus County]
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      • Fair Bluff [Columbus County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Grist
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lake View [Dillon County]
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      • Lake View [Dillon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Grist
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 779 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake View<4>
    • Clarkton [Bladen County]
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      • Clarkton [Bladen County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Grist
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkton<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grist ...

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

Adding Grist to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Columbus County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbus County: www.columbusco.org/main

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 Columbus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grist - 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' (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- Grist) 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 Grist. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GristOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grist. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3222, Longitude: -78.8609    
<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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