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Welcome to Pinetops ...

The town of Pinetops is located in Edgecombe County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pinetops has a population of 1,237 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Pinetops is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pinetops is within the (252) area code.

The ZIP code for Pinetops: 27864<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pinetops had an population of 1,237 people. This is a decrease of 9.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pinetops had a population of 1,374 people. This makes Pinetops the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Pinetops represents 0.01% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 294th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,374 people, the population of Pinetops decreased 3.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,419 people).

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

Communities near Pinetops ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Pinetops
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,779 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County]
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    • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Pinetops
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,689 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<7>
  • Wilson [Wilson County]
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    • Wilson [Wilson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Pinetops
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<7>
  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
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    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Pinetops
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarboro<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farmville [Pitt County]
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      • Farmville [Pitt County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Pinetops
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
    • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County]
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      • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Pinetops
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,018 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharpsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharpsburg<7>
    • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeville
      • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Pinetops
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeville
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Pinetops
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<7>
    • Elm City [Wilson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elm City
      • Elm City [Wilson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Pinetops
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elm City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elm City<7>
    • Dortches [Nash County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dortches
      • Dortches [Nash County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Pinetops
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 964 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dortches have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dortches

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pinetops ...

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

Adding Pinetops to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pinetops 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 Pinetops was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Pinetops on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Edgecombe, 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 Pinetops.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pinetops - 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 town (such as Pinetops). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pinetops 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 '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- Pinetops) 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 Pinetops. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PinetopsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinetops. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7907, Longitude: -77.6365    
<6>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.
<7>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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