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Pembroke, North Carolina
(Robeson County)

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Welcome to Pembroke ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pembroke has a population of 2,959 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Pembroke is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Pembroke: (910)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pembroke had an population of 2,959 people. This is a decrease of 0.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pembroke had a population of 2,973 people. This makes Pembroke the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Pembroke represents 0.03% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 203rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,973 people, the population of Pembroke increased 23.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,399 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pembroke ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Pembroke: This one is located in Robeson County and the other is located in New Hanover County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 25 communities that are also named Pembroke - they are located in Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Nova Scotia (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Virginia (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Pembroke ...

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

  • Lumberton [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Lumberton [Robeson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Pembroke
    • 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>
  • Laurinburg [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurinburg
    • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Pembroke
    • 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<6>
  • Red Springs [Robeson County]
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    • Red Springs [Robeson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Pembroke
    • 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>
  • Fairmont [Robeson County]
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    • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Pembroke
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maxton [Robeson County]
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      • Maxton [Robeson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Pembroke
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxton<6>
    • Saint Pauls [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Pauls
      • Saint Pauls [Robeson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Pembroke
      • 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>
    • McColl [Marlboro County]
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      • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Pembroke
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,943 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McColl
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McColl<6>
    • Rowland [Robeson County]
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      • Rowland [Robeson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Pembroke
      • 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<6>
    • Wagram [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagram
      • Wagram [Scotland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Pembroke
      • 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<6>
    • Parkton [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkton
      • Parkton [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Pembroke
      • 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<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 Pembroke. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pembroke.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pembroke ...

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

Adding Pembroke to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Robeson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pembroke. 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 Pembroke.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pembroke - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pembroke) 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 Pembroke. 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 PembrokeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pembroke. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6783, Longitude: -79.1960       In this case, the coordinates for Pembroke 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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