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Welcome to Hookerton ...

The town of Hookerton is located in Greene County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hookerton has a population of 388 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Hookerton is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Hookerton: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hookerton had an population of 388 people. This is a decrease of 5.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hookerton had a population of 409 people. This makes Hookerton the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 409 people, the population of Hookerton decreased 12.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 467 people).

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

Communities near Hookerton ...

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

  • Greenville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Greenville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hookerton and is located in Pitt County
    • 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>
  • Kinston (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinston
    • Kinston lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Hookerton and is located in Lenoir County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,849 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinston<6>
  • Winterville (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
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    • Winterville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hookerton and is located in Pitt County
    • 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>
  • Ayden (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
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    • Ayden lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Hookerton and is located in Pitt County
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayden<6>
  • Farmville (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
    • Farmville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Hookerton and is located in Pitt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
  • Grifton (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grifton
    • Grifton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Hookerton and is located in Lenoir County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grifton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grifton<6>
  • La Grange (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
    • La Grange lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Hookerton and is located in Lenoir County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Grange<6>
  • Snow Hill (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
    • Snow Hill lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Hookerton and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,483 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<6>
  • Walnut Creek (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Creek
    • Walnut Creek lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Hookerton and is located in Wayne County
    • 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
  • Stantonsburg (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stantonsburg
    • Stantonsburg lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hookerton and is located in Wilson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stantonsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stantonsburg<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 Hookerton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hookerton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hookerton ...

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

Adding Hookerton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Hookerton

Communities in North Carolina

About Greene County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Greene County: www.co.greene.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 Greene, 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 Hookerton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hookerton - 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- Hookerton) 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 Hookerton. 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 HookertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hookerton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4231, Longitude: -77.5893       In this case, the coordinates for Hookerton 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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