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Welcome to Norlina ...

The town of Norlina is located in Warren County<1>.

The pronunciation of Norlina: nor-LINE-uh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Norlina has a population of 1,051 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The origin (or the toponymy) of Norlina: The name Norlina is a portmanteau<4> and it reflects the fact that the town is located south of the North Carolina and Virginia border.

Norlina is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Norlina is located in the (252) area code.

The ZIP code for Norlina: 27563<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Norlina had an population of 1,051 people. This is a decrease of 5.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Norlina had a population of 1,118 people (or 5.33% of the total population of Warren County). This makes Norlina the county's most populous community.

The population of Norlina represents 0.01% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 323rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,118 people, the population of Norlina has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,107 people).

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

Adding Norlina to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities near Norlina ...

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

  • Henderson [Vance County]
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    • Henderson [Vance County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Norlina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<8>
  • South Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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    • South Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Norlina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,356 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Hill<8>
  • Littleton [Halifax County]
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    • Littleton [Halifax County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Norlina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 584 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littleton<8>
  • La Crosse [Mecklenburg County]
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    • La Crosse [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Norlina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 576 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Crosse have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crosse<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boydton [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Boydton [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Norlina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boydton have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boydton<8>
    • Brodnax [Brunswick County]
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      • Brodnax [Brunswick County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Norlina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brodnax have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brodnax<8>
    • Middleburg [Vance County]
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      • Middleburg [Vance County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Norlina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<8>
    • Macon [Warren County]
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      • Macon [Warren County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the east of Norlina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macon have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<8>
    • Centerville [Franklin County]
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      • Centerville [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Norlina
      • Estimated population in 2017: 102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Soul City [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soul City
      • Soul City [Warren County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Norlina
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soul City have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Norlina. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Norlina.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norlina ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Warren County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Warren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Norlina. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Norlina.
<4>A portmanteau (such as Norlina) is the combination or contraction of two (or more) words, their sound and the meaning of those words to create a new word. For example, spoon and fork becomes spork.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norlina - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Norlina). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Norlina or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Norlina) 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 Norlina. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorlinaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norlina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4456, Longitude: -78.1931    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>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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