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Welcome to Wade ...

The town of Wade is located in Cumberland County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wade has a population of 585 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Wade is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Wade: (910)

The ZIP code for Wade: 28395<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wade had an population of 585 people. This is an increase of 5.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wade had a population of 556 people. This makes Wade the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 556 people, the population of Wade increased 15.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 480 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wade ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Wade - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Kansas (2), Maine, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Wade ...

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

  • Fayetteville [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Wade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 211,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayetteville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<7>
  • Hope Mills [Cumberland County]
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    • Hope Mills [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Wade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,848 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope Mills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope Mills<7>
  • Spring Lake [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Lake
    • Spring Lake [Cumberland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Wade
    • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Lake<7>
  • Dunn [Harnett County]
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    • Dunn [Harnett County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Wade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,684 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunn<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Erwin [Harnett County]
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      • Erwin [Harnett County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Wade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<7>
    • Benson [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benson
      • Benson [Johnston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Wade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,024 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<7>
    • Eastover [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastover
      • Eastover [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Wade
      • Estimated population in 2015: 3,677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastover
    • Lillington [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lillington
      • Lillington [Harnett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lillington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lillington<7>
    • Coats [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coats
      • Coats [Harnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Wade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coats
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coats<7>
    • Roseboro [Sampson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseboro
      • Roseboro [Sampson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Wade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseboro<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wade ...

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

Adding Wade to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Cumberland County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cumberland County: www.co.cumberland.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 Cumberland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wade.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wade - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Wade). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wade or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Wade) 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 Wade. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WadeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wade. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1630, Longitude: -78.7359    
<6>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.
<7>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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