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Welcome to Southern Pines ...

The town of Southern Pines is located in Moore County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Southern Pines has a population of 14,695 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Southern Pines is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Southern Pines is located in the (910) area code.

Websites for Southern Pines ...

Official Website: www.southernpines.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Southern Pines had an population of 14,695 people. This is an increase of 19.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Southern Pines had a population of 12,334 people (which is 13.98% of the total population of Moore County). This makes Southern Pines the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Southern Pines represents 0.13% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,334 people, the population of Southern Pines increased 12.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,918 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Southern Pines.

Adding Southern Pines to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Southern Pines ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Southern Pines - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Maryland, South Carolina and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Southern Pines ...

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

  • Raeford [Hoke County]
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    • Raeford [Hoke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Southern Pines
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raeford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raeford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raeford<6>
  • Carthage [Moore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage [Moore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Southern Pines
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,595 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<6>
  • Pinebluff [Moore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebluff
    • Pinebluff [Moore County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Southern Pines
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,647 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinebluff<6>
  • Robbins [Moore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robbins
    • Robbins [Moore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Southern Pines
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbins<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Foxfire [Moore County]
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      • Foxfire [Moore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Southern Pines
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxfire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxfire
    • Vass [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vass
      • Vass [Moore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Southern Pines
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 801 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vass
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vass<6>
    • Hoffman [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoffman
      • Hoffman [Richmond County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Southern Pines
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoffman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoffman
    • Cameron [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
      • Cameron [Moore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Southern Pines
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<6>
    • Norman [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norman
      • Norman [Richmond County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Southern Pines
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norman
    • Aberdeen [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
      • Aberdeen [Moore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Southern Pines
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<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 Southern Pines. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Southern Pines.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Southern Pines. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Southern Pines.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southern Pines ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Moore County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Southern Pines: www.southernpines.net/

The official website for Moore County: www.co.moore.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 Moore, 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 Southern Pines.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southern Pines - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Southern Pines) 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 Southern Pines. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Southern PinesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southern Pines. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1911, Longitude: -79.4038       In this case, the coordinates for Southern Pines 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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