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Welcome to Makatoka ...

Makatoka is located in Brunswick County<1>.

Makatoka is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Makatoka is located in the (910) area code.

Communities near Makatoka ...

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

  • Carolina Shores [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolina Shores
    • Carolina Shores [Brunswick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Makatoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,802 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carolina Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina Shores
  • Shallotte [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shallotte
    • Shallotte [Brunswick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Makatoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shallotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shallotte<5>
  • Sunset Beach [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Beach
    • Sunset Beach [Brunswick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Makatoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,172 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunset Beach<5>
  • Calabash [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calabash
    • Calabash [Brunswick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Makatoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,360 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calabash have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calabash
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calabash<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Waccamaw
      • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Makatoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Waccamaw have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Waccamaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Waccamaw<5>
    • Northwest [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northwest
      • Northwest [Brunswick County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Makatoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 806 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwest
    • Ocean Isle Beach [Brunswick County]
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      • Ocean Isle Beach [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Makatoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean Isle Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Isle Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Isle Beach<5>
    • Holden Beach [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holden Beach
      • Holden Beach [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Makatoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holden Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holden Beach<5>
    • Bolton [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Columbus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Makatoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolton<5>
    • Varnamtown [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varnamtown
      • Varnamtown [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Makatoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Varnamtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Varnamtown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Makatoka ...

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

Adding Makatoka to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Brunswick County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Brunswick County: www.brunsco.net/

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 Brunswick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Makatoka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Makatoka) 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 Makatoka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MakatokaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Makatoka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1189, Longitude: -78.4067    
<4>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.
<5>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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