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Welcome to White Plains ...

White Plains is located in Cleveland County<1>.

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

White Plains is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for White Plains: (704) & (980)<4>

Websites for White Plains ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.clevelandchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to White Plains, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named White Plains ...

While we believe that this White Plains is located in Cleveland County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named White Plains. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hyde and Surry County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 21 communities that are also named White Plains - they are located in Alabama (2), Georgia, Illinois (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Nevada, New York, South Carolina (3), Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near White Plains ...

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

  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gastonia
    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of White Plains
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<6>
  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of White Plains
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<6>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaffney
    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of White Plains
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaffney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<6>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of White Plains
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
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      • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of White Plains
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<6>
    • York [York County]
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      • York [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of White Plains
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,637 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
    • Clover [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover
      • Clover [York County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of White Plains
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,800 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clover<6>
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryville
      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of White Plains
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<6>
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer City
      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of White Plains
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<6>
    • Dallas [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
      • Dallas [Gaston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of White Plains
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Plains ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cleveland County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cleveland County: www.clevelandcounty.com/

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 Cleveland, 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 Plains - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Plains) 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 Plains. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White PlainsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Plains. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2340, Longitude: -81.3981       In this case, the coordinates for White Plains 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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