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Macon, North Carolina
Welcome to Macon ...
The location of Macon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Macon: MA-kon<3>
When the people of Macon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Maconite<4>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Macon has a population of 110 people<5> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Macon.
Macon is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<6>.
Time Zone: Macon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Macon: (252)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Macon had an population of 110 people. This is a decrease of 7.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.35% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Macon had a population of 119 people. This makes Macon the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 119 people, the population of Macon increased 3.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 115 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Macon.
Adding Macon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Macon 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 Macon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Macon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Macon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Macon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Macon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Macon.
Communities near Macon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Macon.
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 Macon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Macon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Macon. 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 Macon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Macon. See our Newspapers Page for Macon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Macon ...
Looking for more information about Macon? 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 Macon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Macon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 14 Sep 2021