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Welcome to Rains Crossroads ...

Rains Crossroads is located in Johnston County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Rains Crossroads: Rains Xrds.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Rains Crossroads for more information about variations on the name of Rains Crossroads.

Rains Crossroads is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Rains Crossroads: (919) and (984)<3>

Communities near Rains Crossroads ...

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

  • Wilson [Wilson County]
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    • Wilson [Wilson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Rains Crossroads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,479 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<5>
  • Goldsboro [Wayne County]
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    • Goldsboro [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Rains Crossroads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,447 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldsboro<5>
  • Smithfield [Johnston County]
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    • Smithfield [Johnston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Rains Crossroads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,333 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<5>
  • Selma [Johnston County]
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    • Selma [Johnston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Rains Crossroads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,323 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selma<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Archer Lodge [Johnston County]
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      • Archer Lodge [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Rains Crossroads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,322 people
      • Archer Lodge has also been known as:
      • Archer
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    • Wilson's Mills [Johnston County]
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      • Wilson's Mills [Johnston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Rains Crossroads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,847 people
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    • Four Oaks [Johnston County]
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      • Four Oaks [Johnston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Rains Crossroads
      • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Four Oaks<5>
    • Pine Level [Johnston County]
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      • Pine Level [Johnston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Rains Crossroads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,080 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Level<5>
    • Kenly [Johnston County]
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      • Kenly [Johnston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Rains Crossroads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenly have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenly<5>
    • Princeton [Johnston County]
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      • Princeton [Johnston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Rains Crossroads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Rains Crossroads. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rains Crossroads.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rains Crossroads ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Johnston County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Johnston County: www.co.johnston.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 Johnston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rains Crossroads - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Rains Crossroads) 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 Rains Crossroads. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rains CrossroadsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rains Crossroads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5143, Longitude: -78.1448    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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