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Welcome to Poor Town ...

Poor Town is located in Hertford County<1>.

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

Poor Town is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Poor Town is located in the (252) area code.

Communities near Poor Town ...

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

  • Windsor [Bertie County]
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    • Windsor [Bertie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Poor Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<5>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Poor Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,868 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<5>
  • Rich Square [Northampton County]
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    • Rich Square [Northampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Poor Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Square have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Square
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Square<5>
  • Aulander [Bertie County]
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    • Aulander [Bertie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Poor Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aulander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Conway [Northampton County]
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      • Conway [Northampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Poor Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conway 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 Conway<5>
    • Winton [Hertford County]
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      • Winton [Hertford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Poor Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 712 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton 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 Winton<5>
    • Woodland [Northampton County]
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      • Woodland [Northampton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Poor Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<5>
    • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County]
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      • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Poor Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cofield [Hertford County]
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      • Cofield [Hertford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Poor Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gatesville [Gates County]
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      • Gatesville [Gates County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Poor Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 290 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gatesville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poor Town ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Hertford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hertford County: www.co.hertford.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 Hertford, 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 Poor Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Poor Town) 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 Poor Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Poor TownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poor Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2804, Longitude: -77.0252       In this case, the coordinates for Poor Town 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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