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Welcome to Milton ...

The town of Milton is located in Caswell County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milton has a population of 148 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Milton is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Milton lies within the (336) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 148 people. This is a decrease of 10.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton had a population of 166 people. This makes Milton the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 166 people, the population of Milton increased 25.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 132 people).

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

Communities Also Named Milton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 67 communities that are also named Milton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (6), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Milton ...

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

  • Danville [Danville City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Danville City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<6>
  • Roxboro [Person County]
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    • Roxboro [Person County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,383 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxboro<6>
  • Yanceyville [Caswell County]
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    • Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,941 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yanceyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yanceyville<6>
  • Semora [Caswell County]
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    • Semora [Caswell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Milton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Semora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Semora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Semora<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blanch [Caswell County]
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      • Blanch [Caswell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blanch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blanch<6>
    • Sutherlin [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutherlin
      • Sutherlin [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Milton
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    • Providence [Caswell County]
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      • Providence [Caswell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Milton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Kentuck [Pittsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentuck
      • Kentuck [Pittsylvania County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Milton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentuck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Concord [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Person County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Milton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Gatewood [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gatewood
      • Gatewood [Caswell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Milton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatewood

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milton. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Milton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton ...

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

Adding Milton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Caswell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caswell County: www.caswellcountync.gov/

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 Caswell, 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 Milton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Milton) 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 Milton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MiltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5372, Longitude: -79.2082       In this case, the coordinates for Milton 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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