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Welcome to Stem ...

The town of Stem is located in Granville County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stem has a population of 472 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Stem is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Stem: (919) and (984)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stem had an population of 472 people. This is an increase of 1.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 106.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stem had a population of 463 people. This makes Stem the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 463 people, the population of Stem increased 102.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 229 people).

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

Communities near Stem ...

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

  • Durham [Durham County]
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    • Durham [Durham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Stem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 285,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<7>
  • Wake Forest [Franklin County]
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    • Wake Forest [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Stem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,314 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wake Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wake Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wake Forest<7>
  • Oxford [Granville County]
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    • Oxford [Granville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Stem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<7>
  • Roxboro [Person County]
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    • Roxboro [Person County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Stem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,383 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxboro<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Butner [Granville County]
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      • Butner [Granville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Stem
      • Estimated population in 2015: 7,751 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butner<7>
    • Creedmoor [Granville County]
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      • Creedmoor [Granville County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Stem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,615 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creedmoor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creedmoor<7>
    • Franklinton [Franklin County]
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      • Franklinton [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Stem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,312 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklinton<7>
    • Youngsville [Franklin County]
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      • Youngsville [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Stem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,413 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngsville<7>
    • Stovall [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stovall
      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Stem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stovall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kittrell [Vance County]
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      • Kittrell [Vance County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Stem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kittrell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kittrell<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stem ...

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

Adding Stem to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Granville County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Granville County: www.granvillecounty.org/

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 Granville, 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 Stem.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stem - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Stem) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stem. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StemOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2002, Longitude: -78.7223       In this case, the coordinates for Stem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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