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Rowland, North Carolina
Welcome to Rowland ...
The location of Rowland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rowland has a population of 989 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Rowland.
Rowland is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Rowland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Rowland is within the (910) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rowland had an population of 989 people. This is a decrease of 4.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.7% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rowland had a population of 1,037 people. This makes Rowland the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Rowland represents 0.01% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 330th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,037 people, the population of Rowland decreased 9.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,146 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rowland.
Communities Also Named Rowland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Rowland - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia (2), Kentucky (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rowland.
Communities near Rowland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rowland.
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 Rowland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rowland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rowland. 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 Rowland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rowland. See our Newspapers Page for Rowland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rowland ...
Looking for more information about Rowland? 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 Rowland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rowland.
Adding Rowland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rowland 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 Rowland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Rowland on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rowland on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rowland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Robeson County: www.co.robeson.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022