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Welcome to Ronda ...

The town of Ronda is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ronda has a population of 407 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ronda is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ronda lies within the (336) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ronda had an population of 407 people. This is a decrease of 2.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ronda had a population of 417 people. This makes Ronda the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 417 people, the population of Ronda decreased 9.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 460 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ronda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ronda - they are located in California, Nevada, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ronda ...

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

  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
  • Elkin [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkin
    • Elkin [Surry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ronda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,001 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkin<6>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ronda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<6>
  • Yadkinville [Yadkin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yadkinville
    • Yadkinville [Yadkin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Ronda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yadkinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yadkinville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yadkinville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jonesville [Yadkin County]
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      • Jonesville [Yadkin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Ronda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<6>
    • Dobson [Surry County]
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      • Dobson [Surry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Ronda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dobson<6>
    • Boonville [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonville
      • Boonville [Yadkin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Ronda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonville<6>
    • Arlington [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
      • Arlington [Yadkin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Ronda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Love Valley [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Valley
      • Love Valley [Iredell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Ronda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Love Valley<6>
    • Pleasant Hill [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Wilkes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Ronda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ronda ...

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

Adding Ronda to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ronda 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 Ronda was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ronda on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Wilkes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

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 Wilkes, 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 Ronda.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ronda - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ronda) 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 Ronda. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RondaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ronda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2217, Longitude: -80.9433       In this case, the coordinates for Ronda 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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