Sampson County, NC

This page contains information available through the North Carolina Geological Survey concerning Sampson County.

USGS 7.5-minute Quadrangle Maps covering Sampson County, NC

[1:24,000 scale maps for Sampson County]

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

Sampson2500' and 3000' NW of intersection of NC 55 and SR 1005230+Dunn
Sampson1700' NE of intersection of NC 55 and SR 1005230+Dunn
A "!" in the column labeled "+/!" indicates an exact elevation. An estimated elevation is indicated by "+".
*Some counties have more than one location that appear to have the same elevation. These counties show more than one entry in this table.
If you are interested in the highest elevation in every county, try this table.

NCGS Publications covering Sampson County

Dissertations and theses covering Sampson County

Copies of Ph.D. dissertations and M.S. theses at the NCGS Archdale office are listed below. These volumes are not for sale, but can be viewed at the NCGS offices in Raleigh, NC. For interlibrary loan, please check with the degree-granting institution.








Benson, P. H., III 1968 The depositional environment of the Upper Cretaceous Black Creek Formation in North Carolina and South Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 149 p. Depositional environment
Edwards, R. A. 1938 Yorktown and Duplin ostracoda of North Carolina and Virginia UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 119 p. Paleontology
He, H. 1993 The occurence and geochemical characteristics of acidic ground water in Black Creek Formation near the town Newton Grove and vicinity, Sampson County, North Carolina (DRAFT) East Carolina University Master thesis 53 p. Stratigraphy, Geochemistry, Hydrology
Hope, R. C. 1956 Geomorphology of Sampson County, North Carolina North Carolina State College Master thesis 54 p. Geomorphic
Howard, C. E. 1955 Petrography of the Sampson County Area, North Carolina, Pleistocene Formations North Carolina State College Master thesis 51 p. Petrology
Otte, L. J. 1981 Petrology of the exposed Eocene Castle Hayne Limestone of North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 182 p. Petrology
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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