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Welcome to Reidsville ...

The city of Reidsville is located in Rockingham County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Reidsville has a population of 14,006 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Reidsville is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Reidsville: (336)

Websites for Reidsville ...

Official Website: www.ci.reidsville.nc.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Reidsville had an population of 14,006 people. This is a decrease of 3.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Reidsville had a population of 14,520 people (or 15.51% of the total population of Rockingham County). This makes Reidsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Reidsville represents 0.15% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,520 people, the population of Reidsville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,485 people).

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

Communities Also Named Reidsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Reidsville - they are located in Georgia, Nebraska, New York and Ontario.

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

Communities near Reidsville ...

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

  • Greensboro (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensboro
    • Greensboro lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Reidsville and is located in Guilford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • Eden (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
    • Eden lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Reidsville and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<6>
  • Elon (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon
    • Elon lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Reidsville and is located in Alamance County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon
  • Summerfield (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerfield
    • Summerfield lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Reidsville and is located in Guilford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<6>
  • Gibsonville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibsonville
    • Gibsonville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Reidsville and is located in Guilford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<6>
  • Elon College (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
    • Elon College lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Reidsville and is located in Alamance County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<6>
  • Stokesdale (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesdale
    • Stokesdale lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Reidsville and is located in Guilford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<6>
  • Mayodan (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayodan
    • Mayodan lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Reidsville and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<6>
  • Madison (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Reidsville and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Yanceyville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yanceyville
    • Yanceyville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Reidsville and is located in Caswell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,941 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yanceyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yanceyville<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Reidsville. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Reidsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Reidsville ...

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

Adding Reidsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Reidsville 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 Reidsville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Reidsville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Reidsville

Communities in North Carolina

About Rockingham County

About North Carolina

The official website for Reidsville: www.ci.reidsville.nc.us/

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.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 Rockingham, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Reidsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Reidsville - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Reidsville) 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 Reidsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ReidsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reidsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3367, Longitude: -79.6732       In this case, the coordinates for Reidsville 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.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




 

 

 

 

 


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