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Welcome to Walkertown ...

The town of Walkertown is located in Forsyth County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walkertown has a population of 5,239 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Walkertown is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Walkertown is within the boundaries of the (336) area code.

The ZIP code for Walkertown: 27051<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walkertown had an population of 5,239 people. This is an increase of 12.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walkertown had a population of 4,675 people. This makes Walkertown the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Walkertown represents 0.05% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 138th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,675 people, the population of Walkertown increased 16.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,009 people).

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

Adding Walkertown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Walkertown ...

While we believe that this Walkertown is located in Forsyth County, we know of another 3 North Carolina communities named Walkertown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Buncombe, Harnett and Rowan County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 11 communities that are also named Walkertown - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania (2) and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Walkertown ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston-Salem
    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Walkertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston-Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<6>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Walkertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<6>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Walkertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<6>
  • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clemmons
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Walkertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemmons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
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      • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Walkertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<6>
    • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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      • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Walkertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Walkertown
      • 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.<7> 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King
      • King [Forsyth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Walkertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesdale
      • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Walkertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<6>
    • Midway [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Davidson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Walkertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walkertown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within North Carolina

About Forsyth County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Forsyth County: www.co.forsyth.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 Forsyth, 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 Walkertown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walkertown - 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 Walkertown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Walkertown 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walkertown) 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 Walkertown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WalkertownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walkertown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1754, Longitude: -80.1529    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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