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Welcome to Kelly ...

Kelly is located in Bladen County<1>.

Kelly is near sea level<2>.

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

Kelly lies within the (910) area code.

The ZIP code for Kelly: 28448<3>

Communities Also Named Kelly ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Kelly: This one is located in Bladen County and the other is located in Moore County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 28 communities that are also named Kelly - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec (3), South Carolina, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Kelly ...

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

  • Elizabethtown [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Bladen County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Kelly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,378 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<6>
  • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Waccamaw
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Kelly
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Waccamaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Waccamaw<6>
  • Northwest [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northwest
    • Northwest [Brunswick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Kelly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 806 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwest
  • White Lake [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Lake
    • White Lake [Bladen County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Kelly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 742 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Lake<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clarkton [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkton
      • Clarkton [Bladen County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Kelly
      • 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<6>
    • Bolton [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Columbus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Kelly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolton<6>
    • East Arcadia [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Arcadia
      • East Arcadia [Bladen County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Kelly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 470 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Arcadia
    • Sandyfield [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandyfield
      • Sandyfield [Columbus County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Kelly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandyfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandyfield
    • Atkinson [Pender County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkinson
      • Atkinson [Pender County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Kelly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson<6>
    • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Creek
      • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Kelly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kelly ...

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

Adding Kelly to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Bladen County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bladen County: www.bladeninfo.net/

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 Bladen, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kelly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Kelly). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kelly or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kelly) 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 Kelly. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KellyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kelly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4664, Longitude: -78.3236    
<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.
<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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