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Welcome to Trinity ...

Trinity is located in Randolph County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Trinity has a population of 6,598 people<3> (see below for details).

Trinity is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Trinity: (336)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Trinity had an population of 6,598 people. This is a decrease of 0.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Trinity had a population of 6,614 people. This makes Trinity the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Trinity represents 0.07% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 110th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,614 people, the population of Trinity decreased 1.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,690 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Trinity.

Communities Also Named Trinity ...

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

Beyond North Carolina, there are 29 communities that are also named Trinity - they are located in Alabama (3), Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Newfoundland and Labrador (2), Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Trinity ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Trinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • Asheboro [Randolph County]
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    • Asheboro [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Trinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asheboro 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 Asheboro<6>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
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    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Trinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville 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 Kernersville<6>
  • Lexington [Davidson County]
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    • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Trinity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Trinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden 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 Pleasant Garden<6>
    • Midway [Davidson County]
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      • Midway [Davidson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Trinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jamestown [Guilford County]
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      • Jamestown [Guilford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Trinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,528 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<6>
    • Randleman [Randolph County]
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      • Randleman [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Trinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,137 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Randleman<6>
    • Wallburg [Davidson County]
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      • Wallburg [Davidson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Trinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallburg<6>
    • Denton [Davidson County]
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      • Denton [Davidson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Trinity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<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 Trinity. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Trinity.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trinity ...

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

Adding Trinity to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Randolph County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Randolph County: www.co.randolph.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 Randolph, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Trinity.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trinity - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Trinity) 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 Trinity. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TrinityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trinity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8756, Longitude: -80.0093       In this case, the coordinates for Trinity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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