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Welcome to Robbins ...

The city of Robbins is located in Moore County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Robbins has a population of 1,222 people<3> (see below for details).

Robbins is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Robbins is within the boundaries of the (910) area code.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Robbins had an population of 1,222 people. This is an increase of 11.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Robbins had a population of 1,097 people. This makes Robbins the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Robbins represents 0.01% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 325th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,097 people, the population of Robbins decreased 8.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,195 people).

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

Communities Also Named Robbins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 21 communities that are also named Robbins - they are located in Alabama, California, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Robbins ...

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

  • Pinehurst
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    • Pinehurst lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Robbins.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,014 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinehurst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinehurst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinehurst<6>
  • Southern Pines
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    • Southern Pines lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Robbins.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,070 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southern Pines 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 Southern Pines<6>
  • Whispering Pines
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    • Whispering Pines lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Robbins.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whispering Pines<6>
  • Troy
  • Carthage
  • Biscoe
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    • Biscoe lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Robbins.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,707 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biscoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biscoe<6>
  • Foxfire
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    • Foxfire lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Robbins.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxfire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Taylortown
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    • Taylortown lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Robbins.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylortown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Candor
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    • Candor lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Robbins.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 817 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Candor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Candor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Candor<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 Robbins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Robbins.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Robbins ...

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

Adding Robbins to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Robbins in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Robbins was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Robbins.

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

The official website for Moore County: www.co.moore.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 Moore, 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 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 Robbins.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Robbins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Robbins) 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 Robbins. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RobbinsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Robbins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4303, Longitude: -79.5838       In this case, the coordinates for Robbins 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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