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Welcome to Morven ...

The town of Morven is located in Anson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Morven has a population of 465 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Morven is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Morven: (704) and (980)<4>

The ZIP code for Morven: 28119<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Morven had an population of 465 people. This is a decrease of 9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Morven had a population of 511 people. This makes Morven the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 511 people, the population of Morven decreased 11.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 579 people).

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

Adding Morven to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Morven ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Morven - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Ontario and Virginia.

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

Communities near Morven ...

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

  • Rockingham [Richmond County]
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    • Rockingham [Richmond County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Morven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,520 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockingham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockingham<8>
  • Hamlet [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlet
    • Hamlet [Richmond County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Morven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlet<8>
  • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
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    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Morven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheraw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<8>
  • Wadesboro [Anson County]
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    • Wadesboro [Anson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Morven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadesboro<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Polkton [Anson County]
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      • Polkton [Anson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Morven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkton
    • Chesterfield [Chesterfield County]
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      • Chesterfield [Chesterfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Morven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,401 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesterfield<8>
    • Ellerbe [Richmond County]
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      • Ellerbe [Richmond County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Morven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellerbe have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellerbe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellerbe<8>
    • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dobbins Heights
      • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Morven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobbins Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobbins Heights
    • Ansonville [Anson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansonville
      • Ansonville [Anson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Morven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 586 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansonville
    • Lilesville [Anson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lilesville
      • Lilesville [Anson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Morven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lilesville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lilesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lilesville<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morven ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Anson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Anson County: www.co.anson.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 Anson, 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 Morven.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>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 Morven). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Morven or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Morven) 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 Morven. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MorvenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8640, Longitude: -80.0013    
<7>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.
<8>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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