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Welcome to Pactolus ...

Pactolus is located in Pitt County<1>.

Pactolus is near sea level<2>.

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

Pactolus is within the boundaries of the (252) area code.

Communities Also Named Pactolus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Pactolus - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Kentucky, Nevada and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Pactolus ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Pactolus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,779 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Winterville [Pitt County]
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    • Winterville [Pitt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Pactolus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<5>
  • Washington [Beaufort County]
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    • Washington [Beaufort County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Pactolus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<5>
  • Ayden [Pitt County]
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    • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Pactolus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayden<5>
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    • Williamston [Martin County]
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      • Williamston [Martin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Pactolus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<5>
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Pactolus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<5>
    • Robersonville [Martin County]
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      • Robersonville [Martin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Pactolus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robersonville<5>
    • Chocowinity [Beaufort County]
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      • Chocowinity [Beaufort County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Pactolus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chocowinity have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chocowinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chocowinity<5>
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
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      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Pactolus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson
    • Grimesland [Pitt County]
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      • Grimesland [Pitt County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Pactolus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimesland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimesland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pactolus ...

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

Adding Pactolus to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Pitt County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pitt County: www.co.pitt.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 Pitt, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pactolus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pactolus) 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 Pactolus. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PactolusOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pactolus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6286, Longitude: -77.2172    
<4>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.
<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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