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Welcome to Jamestown ...

The town of Jamestown is located in Guilford County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jamestown has a population of 4,498 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Jamestown is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Jamestown is located in the (336) area code.

The ZIP code for Jamestown: 27282<4>

Websites for Jamestown ...

Official Website: www.jamestown-nc.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jamestown had an population of 4,498 people. This is an increase of 33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jamestown had a population of 3,382 people. This makes Jamestown the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Jamestown represents 0.04% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,382 people, the population of Jamestown increased 9.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,088 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jamestown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 68 communities that are also named Jamestown - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Jamestown ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Jamestown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston-Salem
    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Jamestown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston-Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<6>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
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    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Jamestown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<6>
  • Thomasville [Davidson County]
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    • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Jamestown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
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      • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Jamestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<6>
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
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      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Jamestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<6>
    • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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      • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Jamestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<6>
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Jamestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<6>
    • Trinity [Randolph County]
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      • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Jamestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<6>
    • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesdale
      • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Jamestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<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 Jamestown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jamestown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jamestown ...

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

Adding Jamestown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Guilford County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jamestown: www.jamestown-nc.us/

The official website for Guilford County: www.co.guilford.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 Guilford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jamestown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jamestown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Jamestown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jamestown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Jamestown) 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 Jamestown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JamestownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jamestown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9967, Longitude: -79.9351    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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