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Welcome to Vanceboro ...

The town of Vanceboro is located in Craven County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Vanceboro has a population of 964 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Vanceboro is near sea level<4>.

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

Vanceboro lies within the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vanceboro had an population of 964 people. This is a decrease of 4.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vanceboro had a population of 1,005 people. This makes Vanceboro the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Vanceboro represents 0.01% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 334th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,005 people, the population of Vanceboro increased 11.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 898 people).

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

Communities Also Named Vanceboro ...

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

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

Communities near Vanceboro ...

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

  • New Bern [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bern
    • New Bern [Craven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Vanceboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bern
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bern<6>
  • Washington [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Beaufort County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Vanceboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • Ayden [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ayden
    • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Vanceboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayden<6>
  • Trent Woods [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trent Woods
    • Trent Woods [Craven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Vanceboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trent Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trent Woods
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • River Bend [Craven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for River Bend
      • River Bend [Craven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Vanceboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,006 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Bend
    • Grifton [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grifton
      • Grifton [Pitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Vanceboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grifton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grifton<6>
    • Chocowinity [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chocowinity
      • Chocowinity [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Vanceboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chocowinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chocowinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chocowinity<6>
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpson
      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Vanceboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson
    • Bridgeton [Craven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeton
      • Bridgeton [Craven County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Vanceboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeton<6>
    • Grimesland [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimesland
      • Grimesland [Pitt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Vanceboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimesland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimesland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vanceboro ...

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

Adding Vanceboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Craven County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Craven County: www.co.craven.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 Craven, 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 Vanceboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vanceboro - 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- Vanceboro) 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 Vanceboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VanceboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vanceboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3031, Longitude: -77.1567       In this case, the coordinates for Vanceboro 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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