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Welcome to Severn ...

The town of Severn is located in Northampton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Severn has a population of 239 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Severn is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Severn: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Severn had an population of 239 people. This is a decrease of 13.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Severn had a population of 276 people. This makes Severn the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 276 people, the population of Severn increased 4.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 263 people).

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

Communities Also Named Severn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Severn - they are located in Maryland, Ontario and Virginia.

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

Communities near Severn ...

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

  • Franklin [Franklin City]
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    • Franklin [Franklin City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Severn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,833 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Ahoskie [Hertford County]
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    • Ahoskie [Hertford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Severn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,688 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ahoskie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ahoskie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ahoskie<6>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Severn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,868 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<6>
  • Courtland [Southampton County]
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    • Courtland [Southampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Severn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,214 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rich Square [Northampton County]
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      • Rich Square [Northampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Severn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Square 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 Rich Square<6>
    • Conway [Northampton County]
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      • Conway [Northampton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Severn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<6>
    • Winton [Hertford County]
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      • Winton [Hertford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Severn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 712 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winton<6>
    • Woodland [Northampton County]
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      • Woodland [Northampton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Severn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<6>
    • Seaboard [Northampton County]
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      • Seaboard [Northampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Severn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seaboard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaboard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaboard<6>
    • Boykins [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boykins
      • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Severn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boykins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Severn ...

Looking for more information about Severn? 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 Severn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Severn.

Adding Severn to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Northampton County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Northampton County: www.northamptonnc.com/

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 Northampton, 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 Severn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Severn - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Severn) 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 Severn. 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 SevernOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Severn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5142, Longitude: -77.1893       In this case, the coordinates for Severn 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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