North Carolina Highway 5

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"NC 5" redirects here. NC 5 may also refer to North Carolina's 5th congressional district.

NC 5 marker

NC 5
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 8.30 mi[2] (13.36 km)
Existed: 1961[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: Bethesda Road at Malcolm Blue Farm in Aberdeen, NC
  US 1 / US 15 / US 501 / NC 211 in Aberdeen
North end: NC 211 in Pinehurst, NC
Counties: Moore
Highway system
NC 4 NC 7

North Carolina Highway 5 (NC 5) is a six-mile (10 km) North Carolina state highway. It runs entirely within Moore County and connects the Sandhills municipalities of Aberdeen and Pinehurst. It also serves as an alternate route for NC 211. NC 5's route was designated in 1961 and it has not changed since then.

Route description[edit]

NC 5 starts at a three-way intersection at Malcolm Blue Farm and progresses through downtown Aberdeen, where it crosses U.S. 1/US 15/US 501/NC 211/Sandhills Boulevard and continues northwest towards Pinehurst. It comes to its northern terminus at NC 211 at the Pinehurst/Taylortown city limits border.

All the NC 5 shields east of Sandhills Boulevard have no directional plates; this is because at NC 5's southern terminus, the route is heading in a northerly direction.

NC 5's central segment parallels a railroad owned by Norfolk Southern. Sand Pit Road between Aberdeen and Pinehurst splits from NC 5 and heads due south to the nearby town of Pinebluff.

Nearby points of interest[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Moore County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Aberdeen 0.00 0.00 Bethesda Road at Malcolm Blue Farm Southern terminus of NC 5
1.51 2.43 US 15 / US 501 / NC 211
Pinehurst 7.31 11.76 NC 2 Western terminus of NC 2
8.30 13.36 NC 211 Northern terminus of NC 5
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing