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Welcome to Welcome ...

Welcome is located in Davidson County<1>.

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

Welcome is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Welcome lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Welcome ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Welcome - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina (2), Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Welcome ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
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    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Welcome
    • 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<5>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
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    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Welcome
    • 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<5>
  • Thomasville [Davidson County]
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    • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Welcome
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<5>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Welcome
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
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      • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemmons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<5>
    • Lexington [Davidson County]
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      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
    • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
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      • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<5>
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
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      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<5>
    • Trinity [Randolph County]
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      • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<5>
    • Mocksville [Davie County]
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      • Mocksville [Davie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mocksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mocksville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Welcome ...

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

Adding Welcome to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Davidson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davidson County: www.co.davidson.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 Davidson, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Welcome - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Welcome) 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 Welcome. 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 WelcomeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Welcome. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9029, Longitude: -80.2570       In this case, the coordinates for Welcome have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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