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Welcome to Pittsboro ...
The town of Pittsboro is located in Chatham County<1> and is the County Seat for Chatham County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pittsboro has a population of 4,352 people<2> (see below for details).
Pittsboro is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Pittsboro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Pittsboro: (919) and (984)<4>
The ZIP code for Pittsboro: 27312<5>
The community of Pittsboro was established in 1785.
Websites for Pittsboro ...
Official Website: www.pittsboronc.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pittsboro had an population of 4,352 people. This is an increase of 16.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 95.51% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pittsboro had a population of 3,743 people (or 5.89% of the total population of Chatham County). This makes Pittsboro the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Pittsboro represents 0.04% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,743 people, the population of Pittsboro increased 68.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,226 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pittsboro.
Communities Also Named Pittsboro ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Pittsboro - they are located in Alabama, Indiana and Mississippi.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pittsboro.
Communities near Pittsboro ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pittsboro.
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 Pittsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pittsboro.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pittsboro. 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 Pittsboro.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pittsboro. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pittsboro.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pittsboro ...
Looking for more information about Pittsboro? 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 Pittsboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pittsboro.
Adding Pittsboro to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pittsboro in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Pittsboro was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Pittsboro on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pittsboro.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Pittsboro: www.pittsboronc.org/
The official website for Chatham County: www.co.chatham.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 May 2023