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Welcome to South Mills ...

South Mills is located in Camden County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for South Mills: S. Mills

South Mills is near sea level<3>.

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

South Mills is within the boundaries of the (252) area code.

Adding South Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities near South Mills ...

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

  • Chesapeake [Chesapeake City]
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    • Chesapeake [Chesapeake City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of South Mills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 244,835 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake<5>
  • Elizabeth City [Pasquotank County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth City
    • Elizabeth City [Pasquotank County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of South Mills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,751 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabeth City<5>
  • Hertford [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hertford
    • Hertford [Perquimans County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of South Mills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,113 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hertford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hertford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hertford<5>
  • Winfall [Perquimans County]
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    • Winfall [Perquimans County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of South Mills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfall<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moyock [Currituck County]
    • Belcross [Camden County]
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      • Belcross [Camden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of South Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belcross
    • Camden [Camden County]
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      • Camden [Camden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of South Mills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<5>
    • Acorn Hill [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acorn Hill
      • Acorn Hill [Gates County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of South Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acorn Hill
    • Shawboro [Currituck County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawboro
      • Shawboro [Currituck County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of South Mills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawboro<5>
    • Holly Grove [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Grove
      • Holly Grove [Gates County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of South Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Grove

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Mills ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Camden County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South Mills. 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 Camden, 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 South Mills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- South Mills) 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 South Mills. 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 South MillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4457, Longitude: -76.3274       In this case, the coordinates for South Mills 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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