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Welcome to Lumberton ...

The city of Lumberton is located in Robeson County<1> and is the County Seat for Robeson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lumberton has a population of 20,506 people<3> (see below for details).

Lumberton was established in 1787.

The community of Lumberton is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lumberton is located in the (910) area code.

Websites for Lumberton ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lumberton had an population of 20,506 people. This is a decrease of 4.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lumberton had a population of 21,542 people (or 16.06% of the total population of Robeson County). This makes Lumberton the county's most populous community.

The population of Lumberton represents 0.23% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,542 people, the population of Lumberton increased 3.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20,795 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lumberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Lumberton - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Florida, Michigan, Mississippi (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Lumberton ...

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

  • Red Springs [Robeson County]
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    • Red Springs [Robeson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Lumberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,237 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Springs<6>
  • Pembroke [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
    • Pembroke [Robeson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Lumberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,942 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<6>
  • Fairmont [Robeson County]
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    • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Lumberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Saint Pauls [Robeson County]
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    • Saint Pauls [Robeson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Lumberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,290 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Pauls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Pauls<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bladenboro [Bladen County]
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      • Bladenboro [Bladen County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lumberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,697 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bladenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladenboro<6>
    • Rowland [Robeson County]
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      • Rowland [Robeson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lumberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 985 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rowland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowland<6>
    • Parkton [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkton
      • Parkton [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Lumberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkton<6>
    • Rennert [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rennert
      • Rennert [Robeson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Lumberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rennert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rennert
    • Dublin [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin
      • Dublin [Bladen County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Lumberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • Marietta [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
      • Marietta [Robeson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Lumberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lumberton. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lumberton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lumberton ...

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

Adding Lumberton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Robeson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lumberton: www.ci.lumberton.nc.us/

The official website for Robeson County: www.co.robeson.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 Robeson, 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 Lumberton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lumberton - 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- Lumberton) 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 Lumberton. 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 LumbertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lumberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6306, Longitude: -79.0178       In this case, the coordinates for Lumberton 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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