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Welcome to Macon ...

The town of Macon is located in Warren County<1>.

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.

  • Henderson [Vance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
    • Henderson [Vance County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Macon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<8>
  • South Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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    • South Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Macon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,356 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Hill<8>
  • Norlina [Warren County]
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    • Norlina [Warren County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Macon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norlina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norlina<8>
  • Warrenton [Warren County]
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    • Warrenton [Warren County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Macon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Littleton [Halifax County]
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      • Littleton [Halifax County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Macon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 584 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littleton<8>
    • La Crosse [Mecklenburg County]
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      • La Crosse [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Macon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 576 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Crosse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crosse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crosse<8>
    • Brodnax [Brunswick County]
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      • Brodnax [Brunswick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Macon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brodnax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brodnax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brodnax<8>
    • Middleburg [Vance County]
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      • Middleburg [Vance County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Macon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<8>
    • Centerville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
      • Centerville [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Macon
      • Estimated population in 2017: 102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Vaughan [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vaughan
      • Vaughan [Warren County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the east of Macon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaughan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaughan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaughan<8>

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 ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Warren County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Warren, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Macon. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Macon refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Macon may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Macon.
<6>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Macon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Macon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Macon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MaconOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Macon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4396, Longitude: -78.0839       In this case, the coordinates for Macon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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