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White Oak, North Carolina
(Guilford County)

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Welcome to White Oak ...

White Oak is located in Guilford County<1>.

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

White Oak is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for White Oak: (336)

Communities Also Named White Oak ...

While we believe that this White Oak is located in Guilford County, we know of another 6 North Carolina communities named White Oak. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bladen, Gates, Halifax, Nash, Union and Wake County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 62 communities that are also named White Oak - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (4), Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (3), Michigan (2), Mississippi (3), Missouri, Ohio (4), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Virginia (5), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near White Oak ...

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

  • High Point [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of White Oak
    • 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>
  • Burlington [Alamance County]
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    • Burlington [Alamance County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of White Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<5>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of White Oak
    • 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>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of White Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elon [Alamance County]
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      • Elon [Alamance County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of White Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
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      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of White Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<5>
    • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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      • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of White Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<5>
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibsonville
      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of White Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<5>
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of White Oak
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<5>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of White Oak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<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 White Oak. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for White Oak.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Oak ...

Looking for more information about White Oak? 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 White Oak, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for White Oak.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Guilford County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Guilford County: www.co.guilford.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 Guilford, 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 White Oak - 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- White Oak) 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 White Oak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White OakOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Oak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1065, Longitude: -79.7731       In this case, the coordinates for White Oak 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.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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