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Welcome to Traphill ...

Traphill is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

Traphill is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Traphill: (336)

Communities near Traphill ...

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

  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Wilkesboro
    • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Traphill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Wilkesboro<5>
  • Elkin [Surry County]
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    • Elkin [Surry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Traphill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,001 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkin<5>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
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    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Traphill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<5>
  • Jonesville [Yadkin County]
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    • Jonesville [Yadkin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Traphill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville 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 Jonesville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sparta [Alleghany County]
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      • Sparta [Alleghany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Traphill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
    • Dobson [Surry County]
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      • Dobson [Surry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Traphill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dobson<5>
    • Boonville [Yadkin County]
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      • Boonville [Yadkin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Traphill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonville<5>
    • Arlington [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
      • Arlington [Yadkin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Traphill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
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      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Traphill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<5>
    • Abshers [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abshers
      • Abshers [Wilkes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Traphill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abshers

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Traphill ...

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

Adding Traphill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Wilkes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

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 Wilkes, 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 Traphill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Traphill) 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 Traphill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TraphillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Traphill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3465, Longitude: -81.0326       In this case, the coordinates for Traphill 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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