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Welcome to Plain View ...

Plain View is located in Sampson County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Plain View: Plain Vw.

Plain View is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Plain View is within the (910) area code.

Communities Also Named Plain View ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Plain View: This one is located in Sampson County and the other is located in Richmond County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 6 communities that are also named Plain View - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Plain View ...

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

  • Dunn [Harnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunn
    • Dunn [Harnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Plain View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,684 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunn<4>
  • Erwin [Harnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
    • Erwin [Harnett County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Plain View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,202 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<4>
  • Benson [Johnston County]
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    • Benson [Johnston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Plain View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<4>
  • Eastover [Cumberland County]
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    • Eastover [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Plain View
    • Estimated population in 2015: 3,677 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastover
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lillington [Harnett County]
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      • Lillington [Harnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Plain View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lillington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lillington<4>
    • Coats [Harnett County]
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      • Coats [Harnett County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Plain View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coats
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coats<4>
    • Four Oaks [Johnston County]
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      • Four Oaks [Johnston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Plain View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Oaks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Four Oaks<4>
    • Stedman [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stedman
      • Stedman [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Plain View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stedman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stedman<4>
    • Wade [Cumberland County]
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      • Wade [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Plain View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wade<4>
    • Newton Grove [Sampson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton Grove
      • Newton Grove [Sampson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Plain View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 563 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton Grove<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plain View ...

Looking for more information about Plain View? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Plain View, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Plain View.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Sampson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plain View. 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 Sampson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plain View - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Plain View) 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 Plain View. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plain ViewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plain View. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2487, Longitude: -78.5555    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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