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Roper, North Carolina
Welcome to Roper ...
The location of Roper has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Roper has a population of 542 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Roper.
Roper is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Roper lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Roper: (252)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roper had an population of 542 people. This is a decrease of 11.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.58% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Roper had a population of 611 people. This makes Roper the county's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 611 people, the population of Roper has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 613 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Roper.
Communities Also Named Roper ...
While we believe that this Roper is located in Washington County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Roper. Those communities are located in the following counties: Anson and Beaufort County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 8 communities that are also named Roper - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Utah and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Roper.
Communities near Roper ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Roper.
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 Roper. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roper.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roper. 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 Roper.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roper. See our Newspapers Page for Roper.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roper ...
Looking for more information about Roper? 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 Roper, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roper.
Adding Roper to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Roper 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 Roper was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Roper on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Roper on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roper. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountygov.com/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022