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Statistics & Facts

The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.
The population of Pinehurst is approximately 8,100 (1998), 13124 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,326 (1990), 6047 (2010).
The amount of land area in Pinehurst is 28.799 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Pinehurst is 13 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.922 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pinehurst to Washington DC is 291 miles.
The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 63 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pinehurst is positioned 35.18 degrees north of the equator and 79.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Pinehurst elevation is 550 feet above sea level.


in south-central North Carolina in southern Moore County, 6 miles to Aberdeen, 5 miles to Southern Pines. Here is a location page for the Pinehurst area.
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mild and dry. this climate with its low humidity has helped Pinehurst become a welcome year-round resort community. Here is a page about the climate in the area.
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The Pinehurst/Aberdeen/Southern Pines is known as a year-round resort community, but is especially known for its 40+ championship golf courses. World-renown tournaments, including the US Open are held regularly in area.

Things to see and do in the Pinehurst/Aberdeen/Southern Pines area.

Sandhills On-line - All about the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Carthage, Aberdeen, Seven Lakes, Whispering Pines, Foxfire, Robbins, West End, Cameron, Vass, Pinebluff and Moore County Area of North Carolina

Information on Pinehurst from Sandhills On-line.
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Pinehurst City Government

Village of Pinehurst
P.O. Box 5589
Pinehurst, NC 28374-5589
Phone: (910)295-1900
Fax: (910)295-1853

The Village has a Council/Manager form of government. There is a five member Village Council with each member serving a four-year term. The Mayor, Mayor Pro-tem and Treasurer are appointed from among the council members.

Pinehurst Historical Events

The US Open Golf Championship is played in Pinehurst at the renown No. 2 Course.

A 100th birthday for Pinehurst, which was founded in 1895 by James Walker Tufts, of Boston.

The U.S. Senior Open Championship was held on the No. 2 Course for at Pinehurst for the first time.

Annie Oakley was the head of the Pinehurst Gun Club.

Early 1900's
Village founder, James Tufts, brought Donald Ross to town to design golf courses. His Pinehurst Course No. 2 was built in 1907.

James Tufts hired Frederick Law Olmsted, who also designed Central Park in New York, to design the Village of Pinehurst in a New England style.

Pinehurst Libraries

The Given Memorial Library
150 Cherokee Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374
Phone: 910-295-6022
Fax: 910-295-9053

Sandhills Regional Library
The system consists of Moore County Library in Carthage and three smaller libraries located in Aberdeen, Pinebluff and Robbins.

Pinehurst Schools

An Education page for the area.

Moore County Schools
PO Box 1180
Carthage, NC 28327
Phone: 910.947.2976
Fax: 910.947.3011


Sandhills Community College
2200 Airport Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374
Toll-free: 1-800-338-3944
Phone: 910-695-3725

Opened in 1963, this campus is located on 250 acres near Pinehurst. Pinehurst


The population of Pinehurst was:
1990 - 5,103
1998 - 8,100

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