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Red Oak, North Carolina
Welcome to Red Oak ...
The location of Red Oak has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Red Oak has a population of 3,459 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Red Oak.
Red Oak is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Red Oak lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Red Oak is located in the (252) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Red Oak had an population of 3,459 people. This is an increase of 0.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.03% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Red Oak had a population of 3,430 people. This makes Red Oak the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Red Oak represents 0.04% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,430 people, the population of Red Oak increased 25.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,723 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Red Oak.
Communities Also Named Red Oak ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Red Oak: This one is located in Nash County and the other is located in Pitt County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 23 communities that are also named Red Oak - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia (3), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Red Oak.
Communities near Red Oak ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Red Oak.
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 Red Oak. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Red Oak.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Red Oak. 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 Red Oak.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Red Oak. See our Newspapers Page for Red Oak.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Oak ...
Looking for more information about Red Oak? 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 Red Oak, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Red Oak.
Adding Red Oak to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Red Oak 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 Red Oak was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Red Oak on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Red Oak. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Nash County: www.co.nash.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022