Pinetops is a town in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the Rocky Mount, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,419 at the 2000 census.
Pinetops is located at 35°47′27″N 77°38′20″W / 35.79083°N 77.63889°W / 35.79083; -77.63889 (35.790821, -77.638807).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.