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Welcome to White Road ...

So far, we have found very little information about White Road. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added White Road to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with White Road, please Contact Us.


White Road would have been located within present day Forsyth County<2>.

The location of White Road has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

A typical abbreviation for White Road: White Rd.

While the community is gone, the present day location for White Road is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where White Road was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If White Road still existed, it would have been in the (336) area code.

Communities near White Road ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of White Road
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
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    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of White Road
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<6>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
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    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of White Road
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<6>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
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    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of White Road
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
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      • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of White Road
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
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      • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of White Road
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<6>
    • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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      • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of White Road
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<6>
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of White Road
      • 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.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<6>
    • King [Forsyth County]
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      • King [Forsyth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of White Road
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<6>
    • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
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      • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of White Road
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<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 Road. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for White Road.

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

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

Adding White Road to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of White Road in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for White Road was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found White Road on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Forsyth County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Forsyth County: www.co.forsyth.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about White Road, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Forsyth, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Road - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- White Road) 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 Road. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White RoadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Road. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1960, Longitude: -80.0909       In this case, the coordinates for White Road 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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