Watauga County, North Carolina Basics:


Watauga County North Carolina - Government Site

Population: 52,106
Area: 312.56 square miles
County seat: Boone
Area code(s) in use: 828
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.4%
Median household income: $34,848
Persons in poverty: 28.8%
Home ownership rate: 55.1%
Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes


Adjacent counties:
Ashe  Avery  Caldwell  Johnson (TN)  Wilkes  

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Our detail map of Watauga County shows the Watauga County, North Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Watauga County, North Carolina

  Airports     show all on map

Boone Inc Airport

  Bridges     show all on map

Greer Bridge

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Beaverdam Volunteer Fire Department of Watauga County, Beech Mountain Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Beech Mountain Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Blowing Rock Volunteer Fire Department, Blowing Rock Volunteer Rescue Squad, Boone Fire Department Headquarters, Boone Fire Department Station 2, Cove Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Deep Gap Volunteer Fire Department, Foscoe Volunteer Fire Department, Meat Camp Volunteer Fire Department, Seven Devils Fire Department, Shawneehaw Volunteer Fire Department, Stewart Simmons Volunteer Fire Department, Todd Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Watauga County Rescue Squad, Watauga Medics, Winebarger Mill, Zionville Volunteer Fire Department

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Adams Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Baird Cemetery, Baldwin Cemetery, Barnes Cemetery, Beaverdam Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Byrd Cemetery, Byrd Cemetery, Calloway Cemetery, Church Cemetery, Coffey Cemetery, Combs Cemetery, Cone Cemetery, Cook Cemetery, Cool Springs Cemetery, Cove Creek Cemetery, Craig Cemetery, Culler Cemetery, Danner Cemetery, Edmisten Cemetery, Edmisten Cemetery, Elrod Cemetery, Farthing Cemetery, Frye Cemetery, Gragg Cemetery, Gragg Cemetery, Green Cemetery, Greene Cemetery, Greene Cemetery, Greer Cemetery, Greer Cemetery, Hartley Cemetery, Hayes Cemetery, Hayes Cemetery, Henson Chapel Cemetery, Hicks Cemetery, Hodges Cemetery, Hollars Cemetery, Horton Cemetery, Howell Cemetery, Jestes Cemetery, Laurel Fork Cemetery, Maine Cemetery, Mast Cemetery, Mast Cemetery, McLean Cemetery, Michael Cemetery, Miller Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Moretz Cemetery, Mount Lawn Cemetery, Old Hopewell Cemetery, Piny Grove Cemetery, Pitts Cemetery, Pitts Cemetery, Pleasant Cemetery, Shook Cemetery, Shull Cemetery, Shull Cemetery, Skyland Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, Thomas Cemetery, Vannoy Cemetery, Wallace Cemetery, Ward Cemetery, White Cemetery, White Spring Cemetery, Williams Cemetery, Wilson Cemetery, Winkler Cemetery, Woodlawn Cemetery, Yates Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Cove Creek Census Designated Place, Foscoe Census Designated Place, Valle Crucis Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Antioch Baptist Church, Antioch Church (historical), Bairds Creek Presbyterian Church, Beaverdam Church, Beech Mountain Church, Bethany Church, Bethany Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Bethelview Church, Blue Ridge Church, Boones Fork Baptist Church, Browns Chapel (historical), Brushy Fork Baptist Church, Clarks Creek Baptist Church, Cool Springs Baptist Church, Cove Creek Baptist Church, Doe Ridge Baptist Church, Elk Knob Baptist Church, Fairview Methodist Church, Forest Grove Baptist Church, Friendship Church, Friendship Methodist Church, Gap Creek Baptist Church, Green Valley Baptist Church, Greenway Baptist Church, Hebron Colony Church, Hinsons Chapel Methodist Church, Holy Communion Lutheran Church, Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hopewell Methodist Church, Howards Creek Baptist Church, Laurel Fork Baptist Church, Laurel Springs Baptist Church, Liberty Methodist Church, Little Zion Church (historical), Mabel Methodist Church, Meat Camp Baptist Church, Meat Camp Church, Middle Fork Baptist Church, Mount Bethel Church, Mount Ephriam Baptist Church, Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, Mount Paran Baptist Church, Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church, Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Mount Zion Church (historical), Mountain View Baptist Church, Mountain View Church, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Pilot Mountain Church, Piney Grove Methodist Church, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Pleasant Valley Methodist Church, Poplar Grove Baptist Church, Proffit Grove Baptist Church, Rich Mountain Baptist Church, Rockview Church, Rutherwood Baptist Church, Saint Anthony Church, Saint Johns Episcopal Church, Saint Matthews Church, Sandy Flats Baptist Church, Shulls Mills Baptist Church, Stony Fork Church, Thomas Chapel, Three Forks Baptist Church, Timbered Ridge Baptist Church, Union Baptist Church, Valle Crucis Methodist Church, Vanderpool Church, Watauga Baptist Church, White Rock Baptist Church, Willow Valley Baptist Church, Willowdale Church (historical), Zion Hill Baptist Church, Zionville Baptist Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

Hayes Bluff, White Pine Cliffs

  Crossings     show all on map

Greer Ford

  Dams     show all on map

A S U Dam, Appalachian Ski Mountain Dam, Ash Bear Pen Dam, Boone Water Supply Dam, Bright Penny Lake Dam, Chetola Lake Dam, Cone Lake Dam, Devils Lake Dam, Different Drum Dam, Heart Lake Dam, Julian Price Lake Dam, Old Blowing Rock Water Supply Dam, Rosasco Dam Upper, Sims Pond, Trout Lake Dam, Trout Lake Dam

  Falls     show all on map

Dutch Creek Falls, Laurel Creek Falls, Watauga Falls

  Gaps     show all on map

Baker Gap, Bowers Gap, Buckeye Gap, Carroll Gap, Cherry Gap, Coffey Gap, Cook Gap, Council Gap, Days Gap, Deadman Gap, Deep Gap, Dry Pond Gap, Elk Horn Gap, Firescald Gap, George Gap, Grapevine Gap, Grassy Gap, Hodges Gap, Horton Gap, Locust Gap, Mast Gap, Pottertown Gap, Rich Mountain Gap, Salt Rock Gap, Sandy Flat Gap, State Line Gap, State Line Gap, Straddle Gap, Sugarloaf Gap, Townsend Gap, Trivett Gap, Vaught Gap, Ward Gap, Watson Gap

  Hospitals     show all on map

Blowing Rock Hospital, Watauga Medical Center

  Islands     show all on map

Grassy Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Sims Pond

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Adams, Appalachian Camp, Boone Golf Course, Boone Heights Shopping Center, Boone Mall, Broadstone Lodge, Camp Catawba, Camp Sky Ranch, Camp Yonahlossee, Daniel Boone Theater, Grandfather View, Grandview Overlook, Hanging Rock Golf and Country Club, Lewis Fork Overlook, Mast, McBrides Mill (historical), Meat Camp, Moretz's Mountain Orchard, Osborne Mountain Overlook, Prison Camp 116, Southgate Shopping Center, Stony Fork Valley Overlook, Watauga Village Shopping Center

  Mines     show all on map

Bamboo Quarry, Hodges Gap Quarry

  Parks     show all on map

Blowing Rock City Park, Boone Park, Broyhill Park, Conrad Stadium, Elk Knob State Natural Area, Howards Knob County Park, Julian Price Memorial Park, Junaluska City Park, Mast Farm Inn, Mast General Store, Moses H Cone Memorial Park, Watauga County Industrial Fields Complex

  Populated Places     show all on map

Aho, Amantha, Ansley Heights, Bamboo, Bethel, Blairmont, Blowing Rock, Boone, Boone Fork, Brookside (historical), Deep Gap, Dougherty Heights, Echo Park, Forest Grove, Foscoe, Grandview Heights, Grave Yard (historical), Green Hill, Hemlock Ridge, Hillcrest, Hodges Gap, Hogetown, Hounds Ear, Kellerville, Kelsey, Laurel Park, Laxon, Leander, Lovill, Mabel, Matney, Mayview Park, Meat Camp, Mill Ridge, Moretz, New River Heights, Norris (historical), North Fork, Oak Grove, Penley (historical), Peoria, Perkinsville, Poplar Grove, Pottertown, Powderhorn Mountain, Reese, Rominger, Rutherwood, Sands, Sherwood, Shulls Mill, Silverstone, Ski Mountain, Soda Hill, Solo, Sorrento Skies, Stony Fork, Sugar Grove, Sweetwater, Triplett, Valle Crucis, Valley Creek, Vilas, Watauga Falls (historical), Zionville

  Post Offices     show all on map

Greenpark Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

A S U Lake, Appalachian Ski Mountain Lake, Bass Lake, Bright Penny Lake, Chetola Lake, Cone Lake, Different Drum Lake, Heart Lake, Potato Hill Lake, Price Lake, Rosasco Lake Upper, Trout Lake, Trout Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Beaverdam Ridge, Bee Tree Ridge, Bens Ridge, Big Ridge, Big Ridge, Buck Ridge, Cove Creek Ridge, Curly Mapel Ridge, Doe Ridge, East Ridge, Elk Ridge, Fork Ridge, Forked Ridge, Frozenhead Ridge, Greens Ridge, Gwyn Ridge, Hanging Rock Ridge, Hockiday Ridge, Horse Ridge, Horse Ridge, Ivory Ridge, Ivy Point Ridge, Laurel Spur Ridge, Little Black Pine Rough, Little Elk Ridge, Locust Ridge, Locust Ridge, Loggy Ridge, Long Ridge, Lost Ridge, Lost Ridge, Mill Ridge, Pasleys Ridge, Pierce Ridge, Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge, Pinnacle Ridge, Simmons Ridge, Snake Den Ridge, Snakeden Ridge, State Line Ridge, Straight Ridge, Sugartree Ridge, Tar Ridge, White Rock Ridge, Wilson Ridge, Wolf Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Appalachian State University, Bamboo School (historical), Beaverdam School, Beaverdam School (historical), Beech Creek School (historical), Bethel Elementary School, Big Hill School (historical), Blowing Rock Elementary School, Blowing Rock High School, Boone Fork School (historical), Bradshaw School (historical), Caldwell Community College, Cool Spring School (historical), Cove Creek Elementary School, Deep Gap School (historical), Dutch Creek School (historical), Elk School (historical), Forest Grove School (historical), Green Valley Elementary School, Hardin Park Elementary School, Howard Creek School (historical), Ivory Ridge School (historical), Johnson School (historical), Kellersville School (historical), Liberty School (historical), Lower Elk School (historical), Mabel Elementary School, Millers School (historical), Mount Paran School (historical), North Fork School (historical), Parkway Elementary School, Penley School (historical), Phillips School (historical), Pottertown School (historical), Rich Mountain School (historical), Rominger School (historical), Rush Branch School (historical), Rutherwood School (historical), Stony Fork School (historical), Thomas School (historical), Valle Crucis Elementary School, Valle Crucis Mission, Valle Crucis School (historical), Watauga County High School, Watauga School (historical), Whiting School (historical), Windy Gap School (historical), Winebarger School (historical)

  Streams     show all on map

Aho Branch, Baird Creek, Bear Branch, Bearpen Branch, Beaverdam Creek, Bee Branch, Bee Tree Creek, Big Branch, Big Branch, Boone Camp Branch, Boone Creek, Boone Fork, Brown Branch, Brown Branch, Brushy Fork, Camp Branch, Cannon Branch, Carroll Branch, Chestnut Branch, China Creek, Clark Creek, Clear Branch, Cobb Creek, Cold Prong, Cook Branch, Cornett Branch, Cove Creek, Craborchard Creek, Days Creek, Doe Branch, Doe Fork, Dutch Creek, East Fork Cove Creek, East Fork South Fork New River, Ellison Branch, Flannery Fork, Flat Branch, Flat Branch, Flat Top Branch, Flowers Branch, Forest Grove Creek, Fork Branch, George Gap Branch, Goldmine Branch, Goshen Branch, Grassy Creek, Grassy Gap Creek, Green Branch, Green Ridge Branch, Groundhop Branch, Harrison Branch, Hayes Branch, Hillside Branch, Hodges Creek, Hog Camp Branch, Hoot Camp Branch, Horse Branch, Horton Branch, Howard Creek, Jones Branch, Jones Branch, Kirby Branch, Lance Creek, Laurel Branch, Laurel Branch, Laurel Creek, Laurel Creek, Laurel Creek, Laurel Fork, Laxon Creek, Linville Creek, Little Beaverdam Creek, Little Creek, Long Branch, Long Branch, Lost Branch, Maine Branch, Martin Branch, Meadow Creek, Meat Camp Creek, Middle Fork South Fork New River, Mine Branch, Moody Mill Creek, Mutton Creek, Norris Branch, Norris Fork, North Fork Cove Creek, North Fork Ellison Branch, North Fork Laurel Creek, North Fork Sawyer Creek, Old House Branch, Payne Branch, Penley Branch, Phillips Branch, Pigeonroost Creek, Pine Branch, Pine Knob Branch, Pine Run, Pond Creek, Pounding Mill Branch, Raccoon Branch, Rittle Fork, Rocky Branch, Rube Creek, Rush Branch, Sandpit Branch, Sawmill Branch, Sawyer Creek, Sharp Creek, Shawneehaw Creek, Sims Creek, Snyder Branch, South Branch North Fork New River, South Fork Ellison Branch, South Fork Laurel Creek, Spanish Oak Branch, Spice Bottom Creek, Spice Branch, Stone Mountain Branch, Storey Branch, Sumpter Cabin Creek, Swift Ford Branch, Thaxon Creek, Tonys Branch, Triplett Creek, Trivett Branch, Trout Creek, Turkeypen Branch, Upper Laurel Fork, Vanderpool Creek, West Fork Rube Creek, Wildcat Creek, Winkler Creek, Wolfden Branch, Worley Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Ash Bearpen Knob, Baird Mountain, Bentley Knob, Bingham Hill, Blackburn Knob, Blue Knob, Buck Knob, Buckeye Knob, Buckeye Knob, Bull Mountain, Buzzard Cliffs, Chestnut Knob, Chestnut Mountain, Crossing Knob, Deck Hill, Dugger Mountain, Dyer Knob, Egg Knob, Elk Knob, Ellison Mountain, Fair Mountain, Fire Scale Mountain, Flat Top Mountain, Goshen Hill, Grassy Knob, Grassy Knob, Green Knob, Greene Knob, Hanging Rock, Harmon Knob, High Knob, High Peak, Howard Knob, Husky Knob, Jake Mountain, Laurence Knob, Little Dugger Mountain, Love Knob, Martin Knob, Mast Knob, Myria Knob, Nettle Knob, Nettle Knob, Osborne Mountain, Pigpen Knob, Pine Hill, Pine Knob, Pine Orchard Knob, Poor Knob, Prophet Knob, Raven Rock, Raven Rocks, Rich Mountain, Rich Mountain, Rich Mountain, Rich Mountain Bald, Rittle Knob, Rocky Face, Rocky Knob, Rocky Knob, Rocky Knob, Rocky Knob, Rocky Knob, Rocky Knob, Sampson Mountain, Snake Mountain, Snakeden Mountain, Stone Mountain, Sugarloaf Mountain, Tester Mountain, The Bald, Thunder Hill, Timothy Knob, Toms Knob, Turkey Knob, Valle Mountain, White Rock, White Rock Mountain, Wolf Knob, Yarnall Knob

  Towers     show all on map

Boone Lookout Tower, WASU-FM (Boone), WATA-AM (Boone), WOIX-AM (Blowing Rock)

  Valleys     show all on map

Dark Hollow, Falls Hollow, Fletcher Hollow, Happy Valley, Henson Hollow, Isaac Hollow, Long Cove, Lou Hollow, Oliver Hollow, Pasley Cove, Puncheon Cove, Ward Hollow, Warren Hollow, Wilson Hollow, Young Hollow,

Watauga County, North Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

RacePopulation
WhiteWatauga County White population 49,70949,709  
BlackWatauga County Black population 938937
MixedWatauga County Mixed population 729729
AsianWatauga County Asian population 573573
American IndianWatauga County American Indian population 156156
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderWatauga County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
North Carolina population by county