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Welcome to Sutton ...

Sutton is located in Franklin County<1>.

Sutton is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Sutton: (919) & (984)<3>

Communities Also Named Sutton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Sutton: This one is located in Franklin County and the other is located in Duplin County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 30 communities that are also named Sutton - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Sutton ...

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

  • Wake Forest [Franklin County]
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    • Wake Forest [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Sutton
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wake Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wake Forest<6>
  • Knightdale [Wake County]
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    • Knightdale [Wake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Sutton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knightdale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knightdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knightdale<6>
  • Wendell [Wake County]
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    • Wendell [Wake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Sutton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,387 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wendell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wendell<6>
  • Rolesville [Wake County]
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    • Rolesville [Wake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Sutton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,882 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolesville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolesville<6>
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    • Zebulon [Wake County]
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      • Zebulon [Wake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Sutton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,514 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zebulon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zebulon<6>
    • Nashville [Nash County]
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      • Nashville [Nash County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Sutton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,572 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<6>
    • Archer Lodge [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archer Lodge
      • Archer Lodge [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Sutton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,322 people
      • Archer Lodge has also been known as:
      • Archer
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    • Louisburg [Franklin County]
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      • Louisburg [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Sutton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisburg<6>
    • Franklinton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinton
      • Franklinton [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Sutton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklinton<6>
    • Youngsville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngsville
      • Youngsville [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Sutton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,413 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngsville<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 Sutton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sutton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sutton ...

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

Adding Sutton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.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 Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sutton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sutton) 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 Sutton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SuttonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sutton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9273, Longitude: -78.2615    
<5>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.
<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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