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Welcome to Parmele ...

The town of Parmele is located in Martin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parmele has a population of 255 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Parmele is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parmele had an population of 255 people. This is a decrease of 8.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parmele had a population of 278 people. This makes Parmele the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 278 people, the population of Parmele decreased 4.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 290 people).

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

Communities near Parmele ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Parmele
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,779 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
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    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Parmele
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarboro<6>
  • Williamston [Martin County]
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    • Williamston [Martin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Parmele
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<6>
  • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
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    • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Parmele
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pinetops [Edgecombe County]
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      • Pinetops [Edgecombe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Parmele
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,221 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinetops<6>
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
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      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Parmele
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grimesland [Pitt County]
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      • Grimesland [Pitt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Parmele
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimesland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimesland
    • Hamilton [Martin County]
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      • Hamilton [Martin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Parmele
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<6>
    • Hobgood [Halifax County]
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      • Hobgood [Halifax County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Parmele
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobgood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobgood
    • Oak City [Martin County]
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      • Oak City [Martin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Parmele
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 281 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak City<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 Parmele. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Parmele.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parmele ...

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

Adding Parmele to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Martin County: www.martincountyncgov.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 Martin, 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 Parmele.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parmele - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Parmele) 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 Parmele. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ParmeleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parmele. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8189, Longitude: -77.3146       In this case, the coordinates for Parmele 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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