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Welcome to Providence ...

Providence is located in Caswell County<1>.

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

When the people of Providence refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Providentian<3>

Providence is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Providence: (336)

Communities Also Named Providence ...

While we believe that this Providence is located in Caswell County, we know of another 5 North Carolina communities named Providence. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chatham, Granville, McDowell, Mecklenburg and Rockingham County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 76 communities that are also named Providence - they are located in Alabama (8), Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (7), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri (2), Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (7), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (3), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Providence ...

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

  • Danville [Danville City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Danville City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<6>
  • Yanceyville [Caswell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yanceyville
    • Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,963 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yanceyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yanceyville<6>
  • Milton [Caswell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Caswell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<6>
  • Blanch [Caswell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanch
    • Blanch [Caswell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Providence
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blanch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blanch<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Whitetown [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitetown
      • Whitetown [Caswell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Providence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitetown
    • Bethel [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
      • Bethel [Caswell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Providence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
    • Pelham [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
      • Pelham [Caswell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Providence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
    • West Yanceyville [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Yanceyville
      • West Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Providence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Yanceyville
    • Ruffin [Rockingham County]
    • Beaver Park [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Park
      • Beaver Park [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Providence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Providence ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Caswell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caswell County: www.caswellcountync.gov/

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 Caswell, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Providence refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Providence may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Providence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Providence) 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 Providence. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Providence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Providence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5051, Longitude: -79.3703       In this case, the coordinates for Providence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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