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Welcome to Walstonburg ...

The town of Walstonburg is located in Greene County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walstonburg has a population of 208 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Walstonburg is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Walstonburg: (252)

The ZIP code for Walstonburg: 27888<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walstonburg had an population of 208 people. This is a decrease of 5.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walstonburg had a population of 219 people. This makes Walstonburg the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 219 people, the population of Walstonburg decreased 2.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 224 people).

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

Communities near Walstonburg ...

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

  • Greenville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Walstonburg and is located in Pitt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,779 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • Wilson (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
    • Wilson lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Walstonburg and is located in Wilson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<7>
  • Winterville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterville
    • Winterville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Walstonburg and is located in Pitt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<7>
  • Ayden (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
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    • Ayden lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Walstonburg and is located in Pitt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayden<7>
  • Farmville (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
    • Farmville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Walstonburg and is located in Pitt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
  • Snow Hill (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
    • Snow Hill lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Walstonburg and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,483 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<7>
  • Elm City (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elm City
    • Elm City lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Walstonburg and is located in Wilson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elm City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elm City<7>
  • Fremont (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
    • Fremont lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Walstonburg and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,264 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<7>
  • Pinetops (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinetops
    • Pinetops lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Walstonburg and is located in Edgecombe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinetops
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinetops<7>
  • Lucama (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucama
    • Lucama lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Walstonburg and is located in Wilson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucama have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucama
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucama<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 Walstonburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Walstonburg.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walstonburg ...

Looking for more information about Walstonburg? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Walstonburg, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Walstonburg.

Adding Walstonburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

The official website for Greene County: www.co.greene.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 Greene, 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 Walstonburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walstonburg - 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 Walstonburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Walstonburg 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' (or 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- Walstonburg) 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 Walstonburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WalstonburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walstonburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5945, Longitude: -77.6982    
<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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