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Welcome to Roxobel ...

The town of Roxobel is located in Bertie County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roxobel has a population of 212 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Roxobel is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Roxobel is within the boundaries of the (252) area code.

The ZIP code for Roxobel: 27872<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roxobel had an population of 212 people. This is a decrease of 11.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roxobel had a population of 240 people. This makes Roxobel the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 240 people, the population of Roxobel decreased 8.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 263 people).

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

Communities near Roxobel ...

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

  • Ahoskie [Hertford County]
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    • Ahoskie [Hertford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Roxobel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,688 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ahoskie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ahoskie<7>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Roxobel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,868 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<7>
  • Scotland Neck [Halifax County]
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    • Scotland Neck [Halifax County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Roxobel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,810 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland Neck have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland Neck<7>
  • Rich Square [Northampton County]
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    • Rich Square [Northampton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Roxobel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Square have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Square<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aulander [Bertie County]
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      • Aulander [Bertie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Roxobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aulander have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Conway [Northampton County]
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      • Conway [Northampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Roxobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<7>
    • Woodland [Northampton County]
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      • Woodland [Northampton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Roxobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<7>
    • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County]
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      • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Roxobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jackson [Northampton County]
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      • Jackson [Northampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Roxobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 452 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
    • Hamilton [Martin County]
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      • Hamilton [Martin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Roxobel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roxobel ...

Looking for more information about Roxobel? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Roxobel, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Roxobel.

Adding Roxobel to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Roxobel on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bertie County: www.co.bertie.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 Bertie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roxobel.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roxobel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Roxobel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Roxobel or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roxobel) 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 Roxobel. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RoxobelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxobel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2031, Longitude: -77.2451    
<6>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.
<7>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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