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Welcome to Winnabow ...

Winnabow is located in Brunswick County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Winnabow: WINN-uh-boe<3>

Winnabow is near sea level<4>.

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

Winnabow is located in the (910) area code.

Communities near Winnabow ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Hanover County]
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    • Wilmington [New Hanover County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Winnabow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<6>
  • Leland [Brunswick County]
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    • Leland [Brunswick County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Winnabow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,647 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland 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 Leland<6>
  • Oak Island [Brunswick County]
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    • Oak Island [Brunswick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Winnabow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Island<6>
  • Saint James [Brunswick County]
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    • Saint James [Brunswick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Winnabow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,607 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint James have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boiling Spring Lakes [Brunswick County]
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      • Boiling Spring Lakes [Brunswick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Winnabow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Spring Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Carolina Beach [New Hanover County]
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      • Carolina Beach [New Hanover County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Winnabow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carolina Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carolina Beach<6>
    • Shallotte [Brunswick County]
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      • Shallotte [Brunswick County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Winnabow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shallotte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shallotte<6>
    • Southport [Brunswick County]
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      • Southport [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Winnabow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,088 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southport<6>
    • Long Beach [Brunswick County]
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      • Long Beach [Brunswick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Winnabow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Navassa [Brunswick County]
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      • Navassa [Brunswick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Winnabow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navassa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navassa

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winnabow ...

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

Adding Winnabow to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winnabow 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 Winnabow was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Brunswick County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Brunswick County: www.brunsco.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 Brunswick, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Winnabow. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winnabow - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Winnabow) 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 Winnabow. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinnabowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winnabow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1493, Longitude: -78.0936       In this case, the coordinates for Winnabow 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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