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Smithfield and Selma are a pair of adjacent towns in Johnston County, North Carolina.


Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Interstate 95, U.S. Highways 70 and 301.

By train[edit]

  • 1 Amtrak, 500 E Railroad St, Selma. Selma is served by the Carolinian and Palmetto lines.

By bus[edit]

Greyhound buses stop in Smithfield on the route between Raleigh and New Bern, with connections from many other cities. Buses stop at 2104 S. Brightleaf Blvd on the outskirts of town.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Ava Gardner Museum, 325 E Market St, Smithfield (between 3rd and 4th Sts), +1 919 934-5830. M-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su 2-5PM. A museum dedicated to the Hollywood actress, who spent her childhood in Smithfield. $7 adults, $6 seniors/students/military, $5 children.
  • 2 Johnston County Heritage Center, 241 E Market St, Smithfield (at 3rd St), +1 919 934-2836. M-Sa 9AM-5PM. A museum of local history and genealogy, housed in a former bank. Free.
  • Max G. Creech Historical Museum, 104 W Anderson St, Selma (Uptown Selma). F 10AM-4PM, Sa 10AM-noon, and special events (see website). Free.




  • 1 Don Beto's Tacos, 720 Ricks Rd, Selma (northeast of US Hwy 70, I-95 exit 97), +1 919 202-4566. Casual Mexican restaurant. There's a drive-thru window, but the menu is much more limited than what is offered for diners inside.




Go next[edit]

Routes through Smithfield-Selma
Washington, D.C.Wilson  N Amtrak Palmetto icon.png S  FayettevilleSavannah
RichmondWilson  N I-95.svg S  BensonFayetteville
DurhamRaleigh  W US 70.svg E  PrincetonMorehead City

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Smithfield, North Carolina
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Selma, North Carolina