Parkton is a town in Robeson County, North Carolina, in the Lumberton metro area, in the United States. The town was named because it was a place where farmers tied up their horses while waiting for the train. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 428.
Parkton is located at 34°54′10″N 79°0′38″W / 34.90278°N 79.01056°W / 34.90278; -79.01056 (34.902911, -79.010662).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.