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Welcome to Willard ...

Willard is located in Pender County<1>.

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

Willard is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Willard: (910)

Communities Also Named Willard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Willard - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Tennessee, Utah (2), Virginia (3), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Willard ...

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

  • Burgaw [Pender County]
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    • Burgaw [Pender County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Willard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burgaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgaw<5>
  • Wallace [Duplin County]
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    • Wallace [Duplin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Willard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,859 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallace<5>
  • Rose Hill [Duplin County]
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    • Rose Hill [Duplin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Willard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rose Hill<5>
  • Beulaville [Duplin County]
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    • Beulaville [Duplin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Willard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,295 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beulaville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulaville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beulaville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Magnolia [Duplin County]
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      • Magnolia [Duplin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Willard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Kenansville [Duplin County]
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      • Kenansville [Duplin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Willard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenansville<5>
    • Greenevers [Duplin County]
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      • Greenevers [Duplin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Willard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenevers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenevers
    • Teachey [Duplin County]
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      • Teachey [Duplin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Willard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teachey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teachey
    • Saint Helena [Pender County]
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      • Saint Helena [Pender County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Willard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Helena
    • Atkinson [Pender County]
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      • Atkinson [Pender County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Willard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson<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 Willard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Willard.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Willard ...

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

Adding Willard to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Willard 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 Willard was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Pender County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pender County: www.pender-county.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 Pender, 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 Willard - 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- Willard) 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 Willard. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WillardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Willard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6902, Longitude: -77.9797       In this case, the coordinates for Willard 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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