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Welcome to White Lake ...

The town of White Lake is located in Bladen County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for White Lake: White Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, White Lake has a population of 741 people<3> (see below for details).

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

White Lake is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

White Lake is located in the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, White Lake had an population of 741 people. This is a decrease of 7.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, White Lake had a population of 802 people. This makes White Lake the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 802 people, the population of White Lake increased 51.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 529 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for White Lake.

Communities Also Named White Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named White Lake - they are located in British Columbia, Manitoba, Michigan, New York (2), Ontario (3), South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near White Lake ...

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

  • Elizabethtown [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Bladen County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of White Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,378 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<6>
  • Bladenboro [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bladenboro
    • Bladenboro [Bladen County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of White Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,697 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bladenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladenboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladenboro<6>
  • Clarkton [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkton
    • Clarkton [Bladen County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of White Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkton<6>
  • Garland [Sampson County]
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    • Garland [Sampson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of White Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 613 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dublin [Bladen County]
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      • Dublin [Bladen County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of White Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • Harrells [Duplin County]
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      • Harrells [Duplin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of White Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 191 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrells
    • Tar Heel [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tar Heel
      • Tar Heel [Bladen County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of White Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tar Heel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tar Heel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tar Heel<6>
    • Mount Olive [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Bladen County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of White Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Yorick [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorick
      • Yorick [Bladen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of White Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorick
    • Ruskin [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruskin
      • Ruskin [Bladen County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of White Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruskin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Lake ...

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

Adding White Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of White Lake 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 White Lake was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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About Bladen County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bladen County: www.bladeninfo.net/

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 Bladen, 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 White Lake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Lake - 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 from Point A (ie- White Lake) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for White Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6428, Longitude: -78.4970       In this case, the coordinates for White Lake 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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