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Welcome to Pollocksville ...

The town of Pollocksville is located in Jones County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pollocksville has a population of 281 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Pollocksville is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Pollocksville: (252)

The ZIP code for Pollocksville: 28573<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pollocksville had an population of 281 people. This is a decrease of 9.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pollocksville had a population of 311 people. This makes Pollocksville the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 311 people, the population of Pollocksville increased 15.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 269 people).

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

Communities near Pollocksville ...

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

  • New Bern [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bern
    • New Bern [Craven County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Pollocksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bern have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bern
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bern<7>
  • Havelock [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havelock
    • Havelock [Craven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Pollocksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,593 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havelock
  • Trent Woods [Craven County]
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    • Trent Woods [Craven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Pollocksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trent Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trent Woods
  • River Bend [Craven County]
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    • River Bend [Craven County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Pollocksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,006 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Bend
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richlands [Onslow County]
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      • Richlands [Onslow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Pollocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,718 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richlands have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richlands<7>
    • Maysville [Jones County]
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      • Maysville [Jones County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Pollocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 918 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maysville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville<7>
    • Bridgeton [Craven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeton
      • Bridgeton [Craven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Pollocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeton<7>
    • Cove City [Craven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cove City
      • Cove City [Craven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Pollocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 387 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cove City
    • Dover [Craven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Craven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Pollocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 384 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Trenton [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
      • Trenton [Jones County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Pollocksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trenton<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pollocksville ...

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

Adding Pollocksville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Jones County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jones County: www.co.jones.nc.us/

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 Jones, 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 Pollocksville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pollocksville - 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 Pollocksville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pollocksville 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 '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- Pollocksville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pollocksville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PollocksvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pollocksville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0059, Longitude: -77.2210    
<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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