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Wendell, North Carolina
Welcome to Wendell ...
The location of Wendell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Wendell: win-DELL<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wendell has a population of 8,604 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Wendell.
Wendell is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Wendell lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Wendell: (919) & (984)<6>
Websites for Wendell ...
Official Website: www.townofwendell.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wendell had an population of 8,604 people. This is an increase of 47.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 102.59% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wendell had a population of 5,845 people. This makes Wendell the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Wendell represents 0.06% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,845 people, the population of Wendell increased 37.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,247 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wendell.
Adding Wendell to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wendell 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 Wendell was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Wendell on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wendell on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Wendell ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Wendell - they are located in Idaho, Kansas (2), Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wendell.
Communities near Wendell ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wendell.
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 Wendell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wendell.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wendell. 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 Wendell.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wendell. See our Newspapers Page for Wendell.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wendell ...
Looking for more information about Wendell? 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 Wendell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wendell.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Wendell: www.townofwendell.com/
The official website for Wake County: www.wakegov.com/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021