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(Brunswick County)

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Welcome to Old Town ...

Old Town is located in Brunswick County<1>.

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

Old Town is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Old Town: (910)

Communities Also Named Old Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Old Town: This one is located in Brunswick County and the other is located in Forsyth County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 35 communities that are also named Old Town - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (5), Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana (2), Iowa, Maine, Maryland (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New Mexico (2), New York, Northwest Territories, Ohio (2), Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Old Town ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Hanover County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<5>
  • Leland [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
    • Leland [Brunswick County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,647 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Oak Island [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Island
    • Oak Island [Brunswick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Island<5>
  • Saint James [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint James
    • Saint James [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,607 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint James have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint James
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boiling Spring Lakes [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Spring Lakes
      • Boiling Spring Lakes [Brunswick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Spring Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Spring Lakes
    • Carolina Beach [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolina Beach
      • Carolina Beach [New Hanover County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carolina Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carolina Beach<5>
    • Southport [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southport
      • Southport [Brunswick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,088 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southport<5>
    • Long Beach [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
      • Long Beach [Brunswick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Old Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Navassa [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Navassa
      • Navassa [Brunswick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navassa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navassa
    • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrightsville Beach
      • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,516 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wrightsville Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrightsville Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrightsville Beach<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 Old Town. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Old Town.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Town ...

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

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About Brunswick County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Brunswick County: www.brunsco.net/

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 Brunswick, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Old Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Old Town) 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 Old Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Old TownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1366, Longitude: -77.9605       In this case, the coordinates for Old Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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