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Welcome to Wallace ...

The town of Wallace is primarily located in Duplin County<1>. A portion of Wallace extends into Pender County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wallace has a population of 3,868 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Wallace is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Wallace is within the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wallace had an population of 3,868 people. This is a decrease of 0.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wallace had a population of 3,880 people (or 6.63% of the total population of Duplin County). This makes Wallace the county's most populous community.

The population of Wallace represents 0.04% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 162nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,880 people, the population of Wallace increased 16.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,344 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wallace ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Wallace - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico (2), New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wallace ...

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

  • Burgaw [Pender County]
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    • Burgaw [Pender County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Wallace
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burgaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgaw<6>
  • Warsaw [Duplin County]
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    • Warsaw [Duplin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wallace
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<6>
  • Rose Hill [Duplin County]
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    • Rose Hill [Duplin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Wallace
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rose Hill<6>
  • Beulaville [Duplin County]
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    • Beulaville [Duplin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Wallace
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,295 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beulaville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulaville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beulaville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Magnolia [Duplin County]
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      • Magnolia [Duplin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 951 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Kenansville [Duplin County]
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      • Kenansville [Duplin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenansville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenansville<6>
    • Greenevers [Duplin County]
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      • Greenevers [Duplin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenevers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenevers
    • Saint Helena [Pender County]
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      • Saint Helena [Pender County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Helena
    • Atkinson [Pender County]
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      • Atkinson [Pender County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson<6>
    • Watha [Pender County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watha
      • Watha [Pender County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 247 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watha

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wallace ...

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

Adding Wallace to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Duplin County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Duplin County: www.duplincounty.org/

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 Duplin, 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 Wallace.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wallace - 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- Wallace) 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 Wallace. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WallaceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallace. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7354, Longitude: -77.9946       In this case, the coordinates for Wallace 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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