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Welcome to Kenansville ...

The town of Kenansville is located in Duplin County<1> and is the County Seat for Duplin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kenansville has a population of 854 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Kenansville is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Kenansville is within the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kenansville had an population of 854 people. This is a decrease of 0.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kenansville had a population of 855 people. This makes Kenansville the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 855 people, the population of Kenansville decreased 25.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,149 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kenansville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kenansville - it's located in Florida.

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

Communities near Kenansville ...

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

  • Mount Olive [Wayne County]
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    • Mount Olive [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Kenansville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Olive<6>
  • Wallace [Duplin County]
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    • Wallace [Duplin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Kenansville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,859 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallace<6>
  • Warsaw [Duplin County]
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    • Warsaw [Duplin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Kenansville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<6>
  • Rose Hill [Duplin County]
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    • Rose Hill [Duplin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Kenansville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,620 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rose Hill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beulaville [Duplin County]
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      • Beulaville [Duplin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Kenansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beulaville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulaville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beulaville<6>
    • Faison [Duplin County]
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      • Faison [Duplin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Kenansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 959 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faison<6>
    • Magnolia [Duplin County]
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      • Magnolia [Duplin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Kenansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 951 people
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    • Greenevers [Duplin County]
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      • Greenevers [Duplin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Kenansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenevers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Calypso [Duplin County]
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      • Calypso [Duplin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Kenansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calypso have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calypso
    • Pink Hill [Lenoir County]
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      • Pink Hill [Lenoir County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Kenansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pink Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pink Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pink Hill<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 Kenansville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kenansville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kenansville ...

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

Adding Kenansville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Duplin County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Duplin County: www.duplincounty.org/

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 Duplin, 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 Kenansville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kenansville - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kenansville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kenansville. 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 KenansvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kenansville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9606, Longitude: -77.9645       In this case, the coordinates for Kenansville 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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