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Welcome to Upper Sawra Town ...

So far, we have found very little information about Upper Sawra Town. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Upper Sawra Town to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Upper Sawra Town, please Contact Us.


Upper Sawra Town would have been located within present day Stokes County<2>.

The location of Upper Sawra Town has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Upper Sawra Town is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Upper Sawra Town was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Upper Sawra Town still existed, it would have been in the (336) area code.

Communities near Upper Sawra Town ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Upper Sawra Town.

  • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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    • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Upper Sawra Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<6>
  • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Upper Sawra Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<6>
  • King [Forsyth County]
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    • King [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Upper Sawra Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on King
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<6>
  • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
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    • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Upper Sawra Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walkertown [Forsyth County]
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      • Walkertown [Forsyth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Upper Sawra Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<6>
    • Rural Hall [Forsyth County]
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      • Rural Hall [Forsyth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Upper Sawra Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,299 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Hall<6>
    • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County]
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      • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Upper Sawra Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,748 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tobaccoville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tobaccoville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tobaccoville<6>
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
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      • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Upper Sawra Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<6>
    • Madison [Rockingham County]
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      • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Upper Sawra Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
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      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Upper Sawra Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Cove<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 Upper Sawra Town. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Upper Sawra Town.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Stokes County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stokes County: www.co.stokes.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Upper Sawra Town, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Stokes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Upper Sawra Town - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Upper Sawra Town) 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 Upper Sawra Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Upper Sawra TownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upper Sawra Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3996, Longitude: -80.1503       In this case, the coordinates for Upper Sawra Town 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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