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Welcome to Vass ...

The town of Vass is located in Moore County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Vass has a population of 790 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Vass is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Vass is located in the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vass had an population of 790 people. This is an increase of 9.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vass had a population of 720 people. This makes Vass the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 720 people, the population of Vass decreased 4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 750 people).

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

Communities near Vass ...

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

  • Sanford [Lee County]
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    • Sanford [Lee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Vass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,361 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<6>
  • Pinehurst [Moore County]
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    • Pinehurst [Moore County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Vass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,014 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinehurst 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 Pinehurst<6>
  • Southern Pines [Moore County]
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    • Southern Pines [Moore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Vass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,070 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southern Pines 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 Southern Pines<6>
  • Spring Lake [Cumberland County]
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    • Spring Lake [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Vass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake 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 Spring Lake<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aberdeen [Moore County]
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      • Aberdeen [Moore County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Vass
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen 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 Aberdeen<6>
    • Raeford [Hoke County]
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      • Raeford [Hoke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Vass
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raeford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Whispering Pines [Moore County]
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      • Whispering Pines [Moore County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Vass
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,461 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines 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 Whispering Pines<6>
    • Carthage [Moore County]
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      • Carthage [Moore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Vass
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,595 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage 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 Carthage<6>
    • Pinebluff [Moore County]
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      • Pinebluff [Moore County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Vass
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,647 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinebluff<6>
    • Broadway [Lee County]
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      • Broadway [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Vass
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,295 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<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 Vass. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vass.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vass ...

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

Adding Vass to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Vass 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 Vass was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Moore County: www.co.moore.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 Moore, 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 Vass.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vass - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vass) 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 Vass. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VassOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vass. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2559, Longitude: -79.2822       In this case, the coordinates for Vass 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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