Hallsboro, North Carolina

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Hallsboro, North Carolina
Hallsboro is located in North Carolina
Hallsboro
Hallsboro
Location in North Carolina
Hallsboro is located in the US
Hallsboro
Hallsboro
Hallsboro (the US)
Coordinates: 34°19′21″N 78°35′56″W / 34.32250°N 78.59889°W / 34.32250; -78.59889Coordinates: 34°19′21″N 78°35′56″W / 34.32250°N 78.59889°W / 34.32250; -78.59889
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyColumbus
Area
 • Total3.26 sq mi (8.45 km2)
 • Land3.26 sq mi (8.45 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation66 ft (20 m)
Population
 • Total465
 • Density142/sq mi (55.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28442
Area code(s)910
FIPS code37-29000
GNIS feature ID986326[1]
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Hallsboro is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 465.[3]

Crime rates[edit]

Because there are no specific crime rates for the town of Hallsboro, the data was taken from Columbus County.

  • County population: 58,098
  • Total crimes: 3,076
  • Murder: 8
  • Rape: 11
  • Robbery: 58
  • Aggravated assault: 205
  • Burglary: 991
  • Theft: 1,603
  • Motor vehicle thefts: 190
  • Coverage indicator 98% [4]

Education[edit]

There is an elementary school and middle school in Hallsboro. There is no high school in Hallsboro; the students attend East Columbus High School at Lake Waccamaw. There are no libraries in Hallsboro; the closest is the Rube McCray Memorial Library 5.3 miles (8.5 km) away at Lake Waccamaw.[5]

Geography[edit]

Hallsboro is located in east-central Columbus County at 34°19′21″N 78°35′56″W / 34.322391°N 78.598902°W / 34.322391; -78.598902 (34.322391, -78.598902).[1] It lies 66 feet (20 m) above sea level. The town is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Hallsboro CDP has an area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), all of it land.[3]

Surrounding communities include Lake Waccamaw 5 miles (8 km) to the east, Whiteville, the Columbus County seat, 6 miles (10 km) to the west, Bolton 11 miles (18 km) to the east, and Clarkton 13 miles (21 km) to the north.

Local parks and attractions[edit]

Lake Waccamaw State Park is located on the far side of Lake Waccamaw, 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Hallsboro.[6]

Notable people[edit]

Born in Hallsboro[edit]

  • Ann Atwater, civil rights activist in Durham, North Carolina

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Price, North Carolina. Retrieved on 2008-06-28.
  2. ^ "Hallsboro NC". ZIP Code Lookup. Retrieved 2008-06-28.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hallsboro CDP, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 2, 2015.
  4. ^ Crime
  5. ^ Search for Public Libraries - Search Results
  6. ^ Lake Waccamaw State Park. N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved on 2008-06-28.