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Welcome to Maiden ...

The town of Maiden is primarily located in Catawba County<1>. A portion of Maiden extends into Lincoln County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Maiden has a population of 3,439 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Maiden is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Maiden: (828)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Maiden had an population of 3,439 people. This is an increase of 3.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Maiden had a population of 3,310 people. This makes Maiden the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Maiden represents 0.03% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,310 people, the population of Maiden has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,282 people).

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

Communities Also Named Maiden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Maiden - they are located in Missouri and Montana (2).

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

Communities near Maiden ...

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

  • Hickory [Catawba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
    • Hickory [Catawba County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Maiden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Newton [Catawba County]
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    • Newton [Catawba County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Maiden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<6>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Maiden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
  • Conover [Catawba County]
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    • Conover [Catawba County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Maiden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,573 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conover<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
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      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Maiden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<6>
    • Long View [Burke County]
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      • Long View [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Maiden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View
    • Dallas [Gaston County]
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      • Dallas [Gaston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Maiden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<6>
    • Granite Falls [Caldwell County]
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      • Granite Falls [Caldwell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Maiden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite Falls<6>
    • Stanley [Gaston County]
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      • Stanley [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Maiden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,793 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley<6>
    • Troutman [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troutman
      • Troutman [Iredell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Maiden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,817 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troutman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutman<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maiden ...

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

Adding Maiden to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Catawba County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Catawba County: www.co.catawba.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 Catawba, 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 Maiden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maiden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Maiden) 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 Maiden. 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 MaidenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maiden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5846, Longitude: -81.2166       In this case, the coordinates for Maiden 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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