Old Trap, North Carolina

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Coordinates: 36°14′27″N 76°01′37″W / 36.24083°N 76.02694°W / 36.24083; -76.02694 Old Trap (also, Oldtrap and The Trap) is a rural community in Camden County, North Carolina, United States. It lies on North Carolina State Highway 343, at an elevation of 7 feet (2.1 m) above sea level.

Old Trap was once called "The Trap" for the saloons the community contained which locals perceived as immoral.[1]


  1. ^ Lacey, Theresa Jensen (1 October 2002). Amazing North Carolina. Thomas Nelson Inc. p. 44. ISBN 978-1-4185-3840-8.