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Welcome to Parkton ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parkton has a population of 433 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Parkton is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Parkton is located in the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parkton had an population of 433 people. This is a decrease of 0.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parkton had a population of 436 people. This makes Parkton the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 436 people, the population of Parkton increased 1.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 428 people).

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

Communities Also Named Parkton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Parkton - they are located in Maryland and Minnesota.

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

Communities near Parkton ...

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

  • Fayetteville [Cumberland County]
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    • Fayetteville [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Parkton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 211,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayetteville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<6>
  • Lumberton [Robeson County]
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    • Lumberton [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Parkton
    • 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>
  • Hope Mills [Cumberland County]
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    • Hope Mills [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Parkton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,848 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope Mills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope Mills<6>
  • Spring Lake [Cumberland County]
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    • Spring Lake [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Parkton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake 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 Spring Lake<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Raeford [Hoke County]
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      • Raeford [Hoke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Parkton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raeford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raeford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raeford<6>
    • Eastover [Cumberland County]
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      • Eastover [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Parkton
      • Estimated population in 2015: 3,677 people
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    • Red Springs [Robeson County]
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      • Red Springs [Robeson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Parkton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Springs<6>
    • Pembroke [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
      • Pembroke [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Parkton
      • 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>
    • Saint Pauls [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Pauls
      • Saint Pauls [Robeson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Parkton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Pauls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Pauls<6>
    • Stedman [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stedman
      • Stedman [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Parkton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stedman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stedman<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 Parkton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Parkton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkton ...

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

Adding Parkton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Parkton on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Robeson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Parkton. 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 Parkton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parkton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Parkton) 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 Parkton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ParktonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9026, Longitude: -79.0100       In this case, the coordinates for Parkton 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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