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Welcome to Semora ...

Semora is located in Caswell County<1>.

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

Semora is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Semora: (336)

Communities near Semora ...

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

  • Danville [Danville City]
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    • Danville [Danville City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Semora
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<5>
  • Roxboro [Person County]
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    • Roxboro [Person County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Semora
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,383 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxboro<5>
  • South Boston [Halifax County]
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    • South Boston [Halifax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Semora
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Boston<5>
  • Yanceyville [Caswell County]
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    • Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Semora
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,941 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yanceyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yanceyville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milton [Caswell County]
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      • Milton [Caswell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Semora
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton 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 Milton<5>
    • Concord [Person County]
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      • Concord [Person County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Semora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Estelle [Caswell County]
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      • Estelle [Caswell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Semora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estelle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Leasburg [Caswell County]
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      • Leasburg [Caswell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Semora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leasburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leasburg<5>
    • Blanch [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanch
      • Blanch [Caswell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Semora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blanch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blanch<5>
    • Hicks Village [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hicks Village
      • Hicks Village [Person County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Semora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hicks Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hicks Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Semora ...

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

Adding Semora to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Carolina

About Caswell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caswell County: www.caswellcountync.gov/

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 Caswell, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Semora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Semora) 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 Semora. 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 SemoraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Semora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4985, Longitude: -79.1489       In this case, the coordinates for Semora have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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