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Welcome to Matrimony ...

Matrimony is located in Rockingham County<1>.

Matrimony is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Matrimony is located in the (336) area code.

Communities near Matrimony ...

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

  • Eden [Rockingham County]
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    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Matrimony
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<5>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Matrimony
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<5>
  • Martinsville [Martinsville City]
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    • Martinsville [Martinsville City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Matrimony
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<5>
  • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
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    • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Matrimony
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
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      • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Matrimony
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<5>
    • Madison [Rockingham County]
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      • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Matrimony
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<5>
    • Stoneville [Rockingham County]
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      • Stoneville [Rockingham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Matrimony
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<5>
    • Ridgeway [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Matrimony
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<5>
    • Fairview [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Rockingham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Matrimony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Shiloh [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Rockingham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Matrimony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiloh have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Matrimony ...

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

Adding Matrimony to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Rockingham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.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 Rockingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Matrimony - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Matrimony) 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 Matrimony. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MatrimonyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Matrimony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5202, Longitude: -79.8678    
<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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