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Welcome to Mocksville ...

The town of Mocksville is located in Davie County<1> and is the County Seat for Davie County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mocksville has a population of 5,233 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Mocksville is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mocksville is within the boundaries of the (336) area code.

The ZIP code for Mocksville: 27028<4>

Websites for Mocksville ...

Official Website:   www.mocksville.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.daviecounty.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mocksville had an population of 5,233 people. This is an increase of 3.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mocksville had a population of 5,051 people (which is 12.25% of the total population of Davie County). This makes Mocksville the county's most populous community.

The population of Mocksville represents 0.05% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,051 people, the population of Mocksville increased 20.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,178 people).

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

Adding Mocksville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Mocksville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Mocksville: This one is located in Davie County and the other is located in Rowan County.

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

Communities near Mocksville ...

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

  • Salisbury [Rowan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury [Rowan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Mocksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<7>
  • Statesville [Iredell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Statesville
    • Statesville [Iredell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Mocksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,045 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statesville<7>
  • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clemmons
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Mocksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemmons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<7>
  • Lexington [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Mocksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
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      • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<7>
    • Midway [Davidson County]
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      • Midway [Davidson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Mocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Spencer [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Rowan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<7>
    • Yadkinville [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yadkinville
      • Yadkinville [Yadkin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Mocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yadkinville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yadkinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yadkinville<7>
    • Bermuda Run [Davie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bermuda Run
      • Bermuda Run [Davie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Mocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bermuda Run have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bermuda Run
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bermuda Run<7>
    • East Spencer [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Spencer
      • East Spencer [Rowan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Spencer

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mocksville. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mocksville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mocksville ...

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

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About Davie County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mocksville: www.mocksville.org/

The official website for Davie County: www.co.davie.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 Davie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mocksville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mocksville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Mocksville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mocksville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mocksville) 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 Mocksville. 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 MocksvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mocksville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8954, Longitude: -80.5617    
<6>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.
<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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