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Hallsboro, North Carolina
Census-designated place
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Columbus
 • Total 3.26 sq mi (8.45 km2)
 • Land 3.26 sq mi (8.45 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 66 ft (20 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 465
 • Density 142/sq mi (55.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28442
Area code(s) 910
FIPS code 37-29000
GNIS feature ID 986326

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.


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). 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.

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

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

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