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Welcome to Mayodan ...

The town of Mayodan is located in Rockingham County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Mayodan: MAY-uh-dan<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mayodan has a population of 2,407 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Mayodan is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Mayodan is located in the (336) area code.

Websites for Mayodan ...

Official Website: www.townofmayodan.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mayodan had an population of 2,407 people. This is a decrease of 2.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mayodan had a population of 2,478 people. This makes Mayodan the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Mayodan represents 0.03% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,478 people, the population of Mayodan increased 2.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,417 people).

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

Communities near Mayodan ...

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

  • Eden (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
    • Eden lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Mayodan and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<7>
  • Reidsville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reidsville
    • Reidsville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Mayodan and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<7>
  • Martinsville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
    • Martinsville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Mayodan and is located in Martinsville City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<7>
  • Summerfield (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
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    • Summerfield lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Mayodan and is located in Guilford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<7>
  • Oak Ridge (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
    • Oak Ridge lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Mayodan and is located in Guilford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<7>
  • Stokesdale (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesdale
    • Stokesdale lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Mayodan and is located in Guilford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<7>
  • Walkertown (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkertown
    • Walkertown lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Mayodan and is located in Forsyth County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<7>
  • Wentworth (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wentworth
    • Wentworth lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Mayodan and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
  • Walnut Cove (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Cove
    • Walnut Cove lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Mayodan and is located in Stokes County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Cove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Cove<7>
  • Stoneville (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneville
    • Stoneville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Mayodan and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mayodan ...

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

Adding Mayodan to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mayodan 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 Mayodan was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Mayodan on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Mayodan

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Rockingham County

About North Carolina

The official website for Mayodan: www.townofmayodan.org/

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 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 Mayodan. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mayodan.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mayodan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mayodan) 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 Mayodan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MayodanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mayodan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4221, Longitude: -79.9688       In this case, the coordinates for Mayodan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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