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Welcome to Knightdale ...

The town of Knightdale is located in Wake County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Knightdale has a population of 17,854 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Knightdale is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Knightdale: (919) & (984)<5>

Websites for Knightdale ...

Official Website: www.ci.knightdale.nc.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Knightdale had an population of 17,854 people. This is an increase of 56.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 199.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Knightdale had a population of 11,401 people. This makes Knightdale the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Knightdale represents 0.12% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,401 people, the population of Knightdale increased 91.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,958 people).

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

Communities near Knightdale ...

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

  • Raleigh [Wake County]
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    • Raleigh [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Knightdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474,414 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<7>
  • Cary [Chatham County]
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    • Cary [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Knightdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cary<7>
  • Wake Forest [Franklin County]
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    • Wake Forest [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Knightdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,314 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wake Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wake Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wake Forest<7>
  • Garner [Wake County]
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    • Garner [Wake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Knightdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,180 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garner<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morrisville [Durham County]
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      • Morrisville [Durham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Knightdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<7>
    • Clayton [Johnston County]
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      • Clayton [Johnston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Knightdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<7>
    • Rolesville [Wake County]
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      • Rolesville [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Knightdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,882 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolesville<7>
    • Zebulon [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zebulon
      • Zebulon [Wake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Knightdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,514 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zebulon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zebulon<7>
    • Archer Lodge [Johnston County]
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      • Archer Lodge [Johnston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Knightdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,322 people
      • Archer Lodge has also been known as:
      • Archer
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    • Wilson's Mills [Johnston County]
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      • Wilson's Mills [Johnston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Knightdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,847 people
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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 Knightdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Knightdale.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knightdale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wake County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Knightdale: www.ci.knightdale.nc.us/

The official website for Wake County: www.wakegov.com/

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 Wake, 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 Knightdale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knightdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<6>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- Knightdale) 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 Knightdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KnightdaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knightdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7920, Longitude: -78.4946       In this case, the coordinates for Knightdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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