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Welcome to Pfafftown ...

Pfafftown is located in Forsyth County<1>.

The pronunciation of Pfafftown: POFF-town<2>

Pfafftown is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pfafftown lies within the (336) area code.

The ZIP code for Pfafftown: 27040<4>

Communities near Pfafftown ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
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    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Pfafftown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<6>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
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    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Pfafftown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<6>
  • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
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    • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Pfafftown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<6>
  • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
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    • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Pfafftown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • King [Forsyth County]
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      • King [Forsyth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Pfafftown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<6>
    • Walkertown [Forsyth County]
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      • Walkertown [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Pfafftown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<6>
    • Midway [Davidson County]
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      • Midway [Davidson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Pfafftown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rural Hall [Forsyth County]
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      • Rural Hall [Forsyth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Pfafftown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,299 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Hall<6>
    • Wallburg [Davidson County]
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      • Wallburg [Davidson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Pfafftown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallburg<6>
    • Yadkinville [Yadkin County]
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      • Yadkinville [Yadkin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Pfafftown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yadkinville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yadkinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yadkinville<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 Pfafftown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pfafftown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pfafftown ...

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

Adding Pfafftown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Forsyth County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Forsyth County: www.co.forsyth.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 Forsyth, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Pfafftown. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pfafftown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Pfafftown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pfafftown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pfafftown) 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 Pfafftown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PfafftownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pfafftown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1526, Longitude: -80.3622    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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