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Southern Pines
Moore County, North Carolina


"Home of American Golf"

Page Contents for Southern Pines, North Carolina

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Historical Events

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.
The population of Southern Pines is approximately 12334 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,438 (1990), 5866 (2010).
The amount of land area in Southern Pines is 26.814 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.341 sq kilometers.
The distance from Southern Pines to Washington DC is 290 miles.
The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 60 miles. (as the crow flies)
Southern Pines is positioned 35.18 degrees north of the equator and 79.40 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in south-central North Carolina in southern Moore County, 5 miles to Aberdeen, 5 miles to Pinehurst. Here is a location page for the Southern Pines area.
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mild and dry. this climate with its low humidity has helped Southern Pines become a welcome year-round resort community. Here is a page about the climate in the area.
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History & History Related Items

Founded in 1887 by John Patrick as a health resort.
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The founding of Southern Pines



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 for Southern Pines from Sandhills On-line.
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Southern Pines Historical Events

The Tour de Moore 100 miles international bicycle race originated in Southern Pines.

Southern Pines was founded by John Patrick as a health resort.

Southern Pines 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.

Southern Pines 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.

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