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Welcome to Orrum ...

The town of Orrum is located in Robeson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Orrum has a population of 73 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Orrum is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Orrum is within the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Orrum had an population of 73 people. This is a decrease of 19.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Orrum had a population of 91 people. This makes Orrum the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 91 people, the population of Orrum increased 15.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 79 people).

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

Communities near Orrum ...

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

  • Lumberton [Robeson County]
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    • Lumberton [Robeson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Orrum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<6>
  • Whiteville [Columbus County]
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    • Whiteville [Columbus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Orrum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville<6>
  • Pembroke [Robeson County]
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    • Pembroke [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Orrum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,942 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<6>
  • Fairmont [Robeson County]
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    • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Orrum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chadbourn [Columbus County]
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      • Chadbourn [Columbus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Orrum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadbourn<6>
    • Bladenboro [Bladen County]
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      • Bladenboro [Bladen County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Orrum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,697 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bladenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladenboro<6>
    • Rowland [Robeson County]
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      • Rowland [Robeson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Orrum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 985 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rowland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowland<6>
    • Fair Bluff [Columbus County]
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      • Fair Bluff [Columbus County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Orrum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Bluff
    • Lake View [Dillon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake View
      • Lake View [Dillon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Orrum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 779 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake View
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake View<6>
    • Nichols [Marion County]
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      • Nichols [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Orrum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nichols
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nichols<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orrum ...

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

Adding Orrum to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Robeson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Robeson County: www.co.robeson.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 Robeson, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Orrum.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Orrum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Orrum) 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 Orrum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OrrumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orrum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4664, Longitude: -79.0095       In this case, the coordinates for Orrum have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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