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Welcome to Pikeville ...

The town of Pikeville is located in Wayne County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pikeville has a population of 676 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Pikeville is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Pikeville: (919) & (984)<4>

The ZIP code for Pikeville: 27863<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pikeville had an population of 676 people. This is a decrease of 0.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pikeville had a population of 678 people. This makes Pikeville the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 678 people, the population of Pikeville decreased 5.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 719 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pikeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Pikeville - they are located in Alabama (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pikeville ...

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

  • Wilson [Wilson County]
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    • Wilson [Wilson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<7>
  • Goldsboro [Wayne County]
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    • Goldsboro [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,447 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldsboro<7>
  • Selma [Johnston County]
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    • Selma [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selma<7>
  • La Grange [Lenoir County]
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    • La Grange [Lenoir County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Grange<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pine Level [Johnston County]
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      • Pine Level [Johnston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,080 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Level<7>
    • Kenly [Johnston County]
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      • Kenly [Johnston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenly have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenly<7>
    • Snow Hill [Greene County]
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      • Snow Hill [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<7>
    • Princeton [Johnston County]
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      • Princeton [Johnston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<7>
    • Lucama [Wilson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucama
      • Lucama [Wilson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucama have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucama
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucama<7>
    • Walnut Creek [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Creek
      • Walnut Creek [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pikeville ...

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

Adding Pikeville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Wayne County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynegov.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 Wayne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pikeville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pikeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<5>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 town (such as Pikeville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pikeville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Pikeville) 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 Pikeville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PikevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pikeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4971, Longitude: -77.9835    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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