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Welcome to Lattimore ...

The town of Lattimore is located in Cleveland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lattimore has a population of 451 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Lattimore is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Lattimore: (704) and (980)<5>

Websites for Lattimore ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.clevelandchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Lattimore, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lattimore had an population of 451 people. This is a decrease of 7.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lattimore had a population of 488 people. This makes Lattimore the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 488 people, the population of Lattimore increased 16.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 419 people).

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

Communities near Lattimore ...

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

  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Lattimore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<7>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
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    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Lattimore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaffney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<7>
  • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
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    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Lattimore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<7>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Lattimore
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
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      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Lattimore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<7>
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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      • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Lattimore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<7>
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Lattimore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<7>
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Lattimore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<7>
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Lattimore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<7>
    • Belwood [Cleveland County]
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      • Belwood [Cleveland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Lattimore
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Lattimore. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lattimore.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lattimore ...

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

Adding Lattimore to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Cleveland County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cleveland County: www.clevelandcounty.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 Cleveland, 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 Lattimore.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lattimore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<6>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- Lattimore) 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 Lattimore. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LattimoreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lattimore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3153, Longitude: -81.6604       In this case, the coordinates for Lattimore 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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