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Welcome to Summerfield ...

Summerfield is located in Guilford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Summerfield has a population of 11,393 people<3> (see below for details).

Summerfield is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Summerfield lies within the (336) area code.

Websites for Summerfield ...

Official Website: www.summerfieldgov.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Summerfield had an population of 11,393 people. This is an increase of 11.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Summerfield had a population of 10,232 people. This makes Summerfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Summerfield represents 0.11% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,232 people, the population of Summerfield increased 45.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,018 people).

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

Communities Also Named Summerfield ...

While we believe that this Summerfield is located in Guilford County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Summerfield. Those communities are located in the following counties: Edgecombe and Pitt County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 30 communities that are also named Summerfield - they are located in Alabama (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kansas, Louisiana (3), Maryland (2), Michigan, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas (4), Utah (2) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Summerfield ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Summerfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
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    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Summerfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<6>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
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    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Summerfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<6>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Summerfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville 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 Reidsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
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      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Summerfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<6>
    • Walkertown [Forsyth County]
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      • Walkertown [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Summerfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<6>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Summerfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<6>
    • Jamestown [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
      • Jamestown [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Summerfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,528 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<6>
    • Wallburg [Davidson County]
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      • Wallburg [Davidson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Summerfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallburg<6>
    • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wentworth
      • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Summerfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summerfield ...

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

Adding Summerfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Guilford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Summerfield: www.summerfieldgov.com/

The official website for Guilford County: www.co.guilford.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 Guilford, 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 Summerfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summerfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Summerfield) 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 Summerfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SummerfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summerfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1975, Longitude: -79.8999       In this case, the coordinates for Summerfield 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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