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Welcome to Sutphin ...

Sutphin is located in Alamance County<1>.

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

Sutphin is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Sutphin: (336)

Websites for Sutphin ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.alamancechamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Sutphin, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Sutphin ...

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

  • Chapel Hill [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Sutphin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 63,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapel Hill<5>
  • Burlington [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
    • Burlington [Alamance County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Sutphin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<5>
  • Carrboro [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrboro
    • Carrboro [Orange County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Sutphin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrboro<5>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mebane
    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Sutphin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Graham [Alamance County]
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      • Graham [Alamance County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Sutphin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,766 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham<5>
    • Elon [Alamance County]
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      • Elon [Alamance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Sutphin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon
    • Siler City [Chatham County]
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      • Siler City [Chatham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Sutphin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,415 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siler City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siler City<5>
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibsonville
      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Sutphin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<5>
    • Hillsborough [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsborough
      • Hillsborough [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Sutphin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsborough<5>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Sutphin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sutphin ...

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

Adding Sutphin to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Alamance County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Alamance County: www.alamance-nc.com/

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 Alamance, 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 Sutphin - 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- Sutphin) 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 Sutphin. 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 SutphinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sutphin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8893, Longitude: -79.3467       In this case, the coordinates for Sutphin 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.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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