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Sims, North Carolina
Welcome to Sims ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sims has a population of 286 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sims.
Sims is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Sims lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Sims: (252)
The ZIP code for Sims: 27880<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sims had an population of 286 people. This is an increase of 1.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 123.44% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sims had a population of 282 people. This makes Sims the county's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 282 people, the population of Sims increased 120.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 128 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sims.
Communities Also Named Sims ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Sims - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sims.
Communities near Sims ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sims.
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 Sims. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sims.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sims. 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 Sims.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sims. See our Newspapers Page for Sims.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sims ...
Looking for more information about Sims? 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 Sims, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sims.
Adding Sims to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sims 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 Sims was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sims on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sims. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Wilson County: www.wilson-co.com/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022