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Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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Welcome to Walnut Cove ...

The town of Walnut Cove is located in Stokes County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Walnut Cove: Walnut Cv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walnut Cove has a population of 1,537 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Walnut Cove is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Walnut Cove is located in the (336) area code.

The ZIP code for Walnut Cove: 27052<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walnut Cove had an population of 1,537 people. This is an increase of 7.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walnut Cove had a population of 1,425 people. This makes Walnut Cove the county's most populous community.

The population of Walnut Cove represents 0.01% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 292nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,425 people, the population of Walnut Cove decreased 2.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,465 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Walnut Cove.

Communities Also Named Walnut Cove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Walnut Cove: This one is located in Stokes County and the other is located in Orange County.

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

Communities near Walnut Cove ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston-Salem
    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Walnut Cove
    • 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>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Walnut Cove
    • 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>
  • Summerfield [Guilford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerfield
    • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Walnut Cove
    • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Walnut Cove
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • King [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King
      • King [Forsyth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Walnut Cove
      • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Walnut Cove
      • 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>
    • Walkertown [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkertown
      • Walkertown [Forsyth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Walnut Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<6>
    • Rural Hall [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rural Hall
      • Rural Hall [Forsyth County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Walnut Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,299 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Hall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Hall<6>
    • Wallburg [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallburg
      • Wallburg [Davidson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Walnut Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallburg<6>
    • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tobaccoville
      • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Walnut Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,748 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tobaccoville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tobaccoville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tobaccoville<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 Walnut Cove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Walnut Cove.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walnut Cove ...

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

Adding Walnut Cove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Walnut Cove on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Stokes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stokes County: www.co.stokes.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 Stokes, 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 Walnut Cove.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walnut Cove - 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 Walnut Cove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Walnut Cove 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walnut Cove) 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 Walnut Cove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Walnut CoveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut Cove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2982, Longitude: -80.1416    
<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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