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Welcome to Sharpsburg ...

The town of Sharpsburg is primarily located in Edgecombe County<1>. A portion of Sharpsburg extends into Nash County and Wilson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sharpsburg has a population of 2,009 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Sharpsburg is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Sharpsburg is located in the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sharpsburg had an population of 2,009 people. This is a decrease of 0.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sharpsburg had a population of 2,024 people. This makes Sharpsburg the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Sharpsburg represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 247th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,024 people, the population of Sharpsburg decreased 16.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,421 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sharpsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Sharpsburg - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio (3) and Pennsylvania (2).

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

Communities near Sharpsburg ...

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

  • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Sharpsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,689 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<5>
  • Wilson [Wilson County]
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    • Wilson [Wilson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Sharpsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<5>
  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarboro
    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Sharpsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarboro<5>
  • Nashville [Nash County]
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    • Nashville [Nash County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Sharpsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,572 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Red Oak [Nash County]
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      • Red Oak [Nash County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Oak
    • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
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      • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeville
    • Spring Hope [Nash County]
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      • Spring Hope [Nash County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,319 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Hope<5>
    • Elm City [Wilson County]
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      • Elm City [Wilson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elm City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elm City<5>
    • Pinetops [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinetops
      • Pinetops [Edgecombe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinetops
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinetops<5>
    • Lucama [Wilson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucama
      • Lucama [Wilson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucama have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucama
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucama<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sharpsburg ...

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

Adding Sharpsburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Edgecombe County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Edgecombe, 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 Sharpsburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sharpsburg - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sharpsburg) 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 Sharpsburg. 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 SharpsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharpsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8679, Longitude: -77.8296    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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