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Welcome to Murchisontown ...

Murchisontown is primarily located in Harnett County<1>. A portion of Murchisontown extends into Lee County.

Murchisontown is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Murchisontown: (919) and (984)<3>

Communities near Murchisontown ...

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

  • Sanford [Lee County]
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    • Sanford [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Murchisontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,361 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<5>
  • Southern Pines [Moore County]
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    • Southern Pines [Moore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Murchisontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,070 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southern Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southern Pines<5>
  • Spring Lake [Cumberland County]
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    • Spring Lake [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Murchisontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Lake<5>
  • Lillington [Harnett County]
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    • Lillington [Harnett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Murchisontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,634 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lillington<5>
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    • Whispering Pines [Moore County]
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      • Whispering Pines [Moore County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Murchisontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,461 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Carthage [Moore County]
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      • Carthage [Moore County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Murchisontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,595 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Broadway [Lee County]
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      • Broadway [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Murchisontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,295 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<5>
    • Vass [Moore County]
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      • Vass [Moore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Murchisontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 801 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vass have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vass<5>
    • Cameron [Moore County]
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      • Cameron [Moore County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Murchisontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<5>
    • Goldston [Chatham County]
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      • Goldston [Chatham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Murchisontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldston<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murchisontown ...

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

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About Harnett County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harnett County: www.harnett.org/

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 Harnett, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murchisontown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Murchisontown) 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 Murchisontown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MurchisontownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murchisontown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3550, Longitude: -79.1334    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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