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Welcome to Palmyra ...

Palmyra is located in Halifax County<1>.

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

Palmyra is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Palmyra lies within the (252) area code.

Communities Also Named Palmyra ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Palmyra - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Palmyra ...

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

  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
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    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Palmyra
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarboro<5>
  • Enfield [Halifax County]
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    • Enfield [Halifax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Palmyra
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,260 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enfield<5>
  • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
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    • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Palmyra
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
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  • Scotland Neck [Halifax County]
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    • Scotland Neck [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Palmyra
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,810 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland Neck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland Neck<5>
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    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Palmyra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<5>
    • Robersonville [Martin County]
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      • Robersonville [Martin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Palmyra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robersonville<5>
    • Rich Square [Northampton County]
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      • Rich Square [Northampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Palmyra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Square have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Square<5>
    • Aulander [Bertie County]
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      • Aulander [Bertie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Palmyra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aulander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aulander
    • Woodland [Northampton County]
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      • Woodland [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Palmyra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<5>
    • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County]
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      • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Palmyra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 Palmyra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Palmyra.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmyra ...

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

Adding Palmyra to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Halifax County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Halifax County: www.halifaxnc.com/

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 Halifax, 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 Palmyra - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Palmyra) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmyra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0713, Longitude: -77.3411       In this case, the coordinates for Palmyra 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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