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Welcome to Point Caswell ...

Point Caswell is located in Pender County<1>.

The location of Point Caswell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Point Caswell: Pt. Caswell

Point Caswell is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Point Caswell: (910)

Communities near Point Caswell ...

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

  • Burgaw [Pender County]
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    • Burgaw [Pender County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Point Caswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burgaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgaw<5>
  • Navassa [Brunswick County]
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    • Navassa [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Point Caswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navassa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navassa
  • Belville [Brunswick County]
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    • Belville [Brunswick County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Point Caswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,135 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Northwest [Brunswick County]
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    • Northwest [Brunswick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Point Caswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 806 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwest
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bolton [Columbus County]
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      • Bolton [Columbus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Point Caswell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolton<5>
    • East Arcadia [Bladen County]
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      • East Arcadia [Bladen County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Point Caswell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 470 people
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    • Saint Helena [Pender County]
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      • Saint Helena [Pender County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Point Caswell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sandyfield [Columbus County]
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      • Sandyfield [Columbus County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Point Caswell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandyfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandyfield
    • Atkinson [Pender County]
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      • Atkinson [Pender County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Point Caswell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson<5>
    • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County]
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      • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Point Caswell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy 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 Point Caswell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Point Caswell.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Point Caswell ...

Looking for more information about Point Caswell? 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 Point Caswell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Point Caswell.

Adding Point Caswell to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Pender County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pender County: www.pender-county.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 Pender, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Point Caswell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Point Caswell) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point Caswell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4682, Longitude: -78.1597       In this case, the coordinates for Point Caswell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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