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Welcome to Tabor City ...

The town of Tabor City is located in Columbus County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tabor City has a population of 4,111 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Tabor City is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Tabor City is within the boundaries of the (910) area code.

The ZIP code for Tabor City: 28463<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tabor City had an population of 4,111 people. This is an increase of 63.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 63.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tabor City had a population of 2,511 people. This makes Tabor City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Tabor City represents 0.03% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 223rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,511 people, the population of Tabor City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,509 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tabor City.

Communities near Tabor City ...

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

  • Whiteville [Columbus County]
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    • Whiteville [Columbus County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Tabor City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville<6>
  • Loris [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loris
    • Loris [Horry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Tabor City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loris<6>
  • Chadbourn [Columbus County]
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    • Chadbourn [Columbus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Tabor City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadbourn<6>
  • Brunswick [Columbus County]
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    • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Tabor City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fair Bluff [Columbus County]
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      • Fair Bluff [Columbus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Tabor City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Bluff
    • Nichols [Marion County]
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      • Nichols [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Tabor City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nichols<6>
    • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County]
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      • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Tabor City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cerro Gordo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cerro Gordo
    • Clarendon [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarendon
      • Clarendon [Columbus County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Tabor City
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    • Green Sea [Horry County]
    • Cribb Town [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cribb Town
      • Cribb Town [Columbus County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Tabor City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cribb Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cribb Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tabor City ...

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

Adding Tabor City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tabor City 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 Tabor City was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Columbus County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbus County: www.columbusco.org/main

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 Columbus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tabor City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tabor City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Tabor City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tabor City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tabor City) 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 Tabor City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tabor CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tabor City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1487, Longitude: -78.8766    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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