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Welcome to Pates ...

Pates is located in Robeson County<1>.

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

Pates is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Pates: (910)

Communities Also Named Pates ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Pates - they are located in Arkansas and Kentucky.

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

Communities near Pates ...

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

  • Lumberton [Robeson County]
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    • Lumberton [Robeson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Pates
    • 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<5>
  • Laurinburg [Scotland County]
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    • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Pates
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurinburg<5>
  • Red Springs [Robeson County]
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    • Red Springs [Robeson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Pates
    • 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<5>
  • Fairmont [Robeson County]
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    • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Pates
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maxton [Robeson County]
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      • Maxton [Robeson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Pates
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxton 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 Maxton<5>
    • Saint Pauls [Robeson County]
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      • Saint Pauls [Robeson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Pates
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,290 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Pauls<5>
    • McColl [Marlboro County]
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      • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Pates
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,943 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McColl<5>
    • Rowland [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rowland
      • Rowland [Robeson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Pates
      • 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<5>
    • Wagram [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagram
      • Wagram [Scotland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Pates
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 772 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wagram have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagram<5>
    • Parkton [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkton
      • Parkton [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Pates
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkton<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pates ...

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

Adding Pates to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pates 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 Pates. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pates - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pates) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6899, Longitude: -79.2150       In this case, the coordinates for Pates 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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