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Welcome to Smyrna ...

Smyrna is located in Carteret County<1>.

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

Smyrna is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Smyrna: (252)

Communities Also Named Smyrna ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Smyrna - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (4), California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (5), Texas (4), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Smyrna ...

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

  • Morehead City [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morehead City
    • Morehead City [Carteret County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Smyrna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morehead City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morehead City<5>
  • Newport [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport [Carteret County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Smyrna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,636 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<5>
  • Beaufort [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaufort
    • Beaufort [Carteret County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Smyrna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,491 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaufort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaufort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaufort<5>
  • Atlantic Beach [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlantic Beach
    • Atlantic Beach [Carteret County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Smyrna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlantic Beach<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pine Knoll Shores [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Knoll Shores
      • Pine Knoll Shores [Carteret County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Smyrna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Knoll Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Knoll Shores
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Knoll Shores<5>
    • Bettie [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bettie
      • Bettie [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Smyrna
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bettie
    • Davis [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis
      • Davis [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Smyrna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<5>
    • Harkers Island [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harkers Island
      • Harkers Island [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Smyrna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harkers Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harkers Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harkers Island<5>
    • North River [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North River
      • North River [Carteret County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Smyrna
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North River
    • Stacy [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stacy
      • Stacy [Carteret County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Smyrna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stacy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stacy

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smyrna ...

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

Adding Smyrna to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Carteret County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carteret County: www.co.carteret.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 Carteret, 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 Smyrna - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smyrna) 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 Smyrna. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SmyrnaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smyrna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7593, Longitude: -76.5274       In this case, the coordinates for Smyrna 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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