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Welcome to Simpson ...

The village of Simpson is located in Pitt County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Simpson has a population of 480 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Simpson is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Simpson lies within the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Simpson had an population of 480 people. This is an increase of 15.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Simpson had a population of 416 people. This makes Simpson the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 416 people, the population of Simpson decreased 10.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 464 people).

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

Communities Also Named Simpson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Simpson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Colorado (3), Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (4), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, South Carolina (3), Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Simpson ...

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

  • Greenville [Pitt County]
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    • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Simpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,779 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Winterville [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterville
    • Winterville [Pitt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Simpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<6>
  • Washington [Beaufort County]
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    • Washington [Beaufort County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Simpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • Ayden [Pitt County]
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    • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Simpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayden<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farmville [Pitt County]
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      • Farmville [Pitt County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
    • Grifton [Lenoir County]
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      • Grifton [Lenoir County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grifton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grifton<6>
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<6>
    • Robersonville [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robersonville
      • Robersonville [Martin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robersonville<6>
    • Vanceboro [Craven County]
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      • Vanceboro [Craven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vanceboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanceboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vanceboro<6>
    • Chocowinity [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chocowinity
      • Chocowinity [Beaufort County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chocowinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chocowinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chocowinity<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 Simpson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Simpson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Simpson ...

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

Adding Simpson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Simpson 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 Simpson was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Pitt County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Pitt County: www.co.pitt.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 Pitt, 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 Simpson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Simpson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Simpson) 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 Simpson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SimpsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simpson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5751, Longitude: -77.2784       In this case, the coordinates for Simpson 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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