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Welcome to Townsville ...

Townsville is primarily located in Granville County. A portion of Townsville extends into Vance County.

The location of Townsville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Townsville is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Townsville lies within the (252) area code.

Communities Also Named Townsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Townsville - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Townsville ...

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

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    • Henderson [Vance County]

      • Henderson [Vance County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Townsville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
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    • Oxford [Granville County]

      • Oxford [Granville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Townsville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsville
    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]

      • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Townsville
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    • Norlina [Warren County]

      • Norlina [Warren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Townsville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norlina
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    • Warrenton [Warren County]

      • Warrenton [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Townsville
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    • Stovall [Granville County]

      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Townsville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stovall
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    • Boydton [Mecklenburg County]

      • Boydton [Mecklenburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Townsville
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    • Kittrell [Vance County]

      • Kittrell [Vance County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Townsville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kittrell
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    • Virgilina [Halifax County]

      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Townsville
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    • Middleburg [Vance County]

      • Middleburg [Vance County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Townsville
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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 Townsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Townsville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Townsville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Granville County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Townsville. 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>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Townsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Townsville) 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 Townsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Townsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Townsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4946, Longitude: -78.4236       In this case, the coordinates for Townsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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