Avery County, North Carolina Basics:

Avery County North Carolina - Government Site

Population: 17,633
Area: 247 square miles
County seat: Newland
Area code(s) in use: 828
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 82.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
Median household income: $38,051
Persons in poverty: 17.8%
Home ownership rate: 72.6%
Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Burke  Caldwell  Carter (TN)  Johnson (TN)  McDowell  Mitchell  Watauga  

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Map of the Avery County area

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

Places in Avery County, North Carolina

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Avery County Airport (Morrison Field), Elk River Airport

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Haw Cove

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Horseshoe Bend, Lower Bend, Upper Bend

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Heaton Bridge, Mile High Swinging Bridge

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Avery County Emergency and Rescue Squad, Avery County Emergency Medical Services - Banner Elk Station, Avery County Emergency Medical Services - Newland, Banner Elk Volunteer Fire Department, Banner Elk Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Crossnore Volunteer Fire Department, Elk Park Volunteer Fire Department, Fall Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Fall Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Frank Volunteer Fire Department, Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Linville - Central Rescue Squad, Linville Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Newland Volunteer Fire Department

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Ashley Cemetery, Banner Cemetery, Benfield Cemetery, Buchanan Cemetery, Burleson Cemetery, Calloway Cemetery, Cannon Cemetery, Cary Flat Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Cook Cemetery, Cook Cemetery, Cranberry Cemetery, Crawford Cemetery, Cuthbertson Cemetery, Cuthbertson Cemetery, Daniels Cemetery, Eller Cemetery, Ellis Cemetery, Fork Mountain Cemetery, Fox Cemetery, Franklin Cemetery, Gragg Cemetery, Gragg Cemetery, Greene Cemetery, Guy Cemetery, Hicks Cemetery, Hobson Cemetery, Holtsclaw Cemetery, Houston Cemetery, Hughes Cemetery, Ingram Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Jones Cemetery, Laws Cemetery, Ledford Cemetery, Lee Cemetery, McGuire Cemetery, Newland Cemetery, Ollis Cemetery, Palmer Cemetery, Phillips Cemetery, Pittman Cemetery, Potts Cemetery, Pritchard Cemetery, Slippery Hill Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, Summerow Cemetery, Tanglewood Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Trivett Cemetery, Ward Cemetery, Webb Cemetery, Winters Cemetery, Wise Cemetery, Wiseman Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Aaron Church, Arbor Dale Church, Ashley Chapel, Beech Creek Church, Beech Creek Mountain Church, Beech Mountain Church, Beech Valley Church, Belview Church, Big Meadow Church, Blevins Creek Chapel, Buck Hill Church, Burleson Chapel, Calvary Church, Conley Chapel, Crab Orchard Church, Curtis Creek Church, Fairview Church, Fall Creek Church, Fletcher Chapel, Forest Home Church, Frank Church, Green Valley Church, Hanging Rock Chapel, Henson Creek Church, Hopkins Chapel, Ivy Heights Church, Lewis Chapel, Little Elk Church, Little Plumtree Church, Long Ridge Church, McCoury Rock Church, Midway Church, Mount Calvary Church, Mount Gilead Church, Mount Pleasant Church, Mount Zion Church, New Cross Church, New Hopewell Church, Oak Grove Church, Peoples Church, Pine Grove Church, Pisgah Church, Pleasant Hill Church, Pleasant Valley Church, Powdermill Church, Roaring Creek Church, Roaring Creek Church, Sloop Chapel, Smoky Valley Chapel, Sugar Mountain Church, Taylor Chapel, Union Church, Valley Haven Church, Vance Memorial Church, Walnut Grove Church, Whites Memorial Church, Yellow Mountain Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

Big Lost Cove Cliffs, Flattop Cliffs, High Point Cliff, Linville Bluffs, Little Lost Cove Cliffs, Rattlesnake Cliffs

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Cranberry Dam, Grandfather Mountain Lake Lake Dam, Grandmother Dam, Gusher Knob Dam, Inver Lochy Dam, Land Harbors Lake Dam, Sloop Dam, Wildcat Lake Dam

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Big Falls

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Chestnut Oak Flats, Doll Flats

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Bearpen Gap, Bearpen Gap, Bradley Gap, Buck Hill Gap, Buckeye Gap, Cannon Gap, Cherry Gap, Cow Camp Gap, Dave Gap, Deep Gap, Deep Gap, Doublehead Gap, Grandmother Gap, Hanging Rock Gap, Harmon Gap, Hartley Gap, Haw Gap, Hickorynut Gap, Keller Gap, Lick Log Gap, Linville Gap, Loggy Gap, Loggy Gap, Low Gap, Miller Gap, Montezuma Gap, Old House Gap, Richs Gap, Smoky Gap, Sugar Gap, Yellow Mountain Gap

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Charles A Cannon Junior Memorial Hospital, Grace Hartley Memorial Hospital

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Camp Carolina, Camp Linn-Haven, Camp Yonahnoka, Elk Falls Point of Interest, Grandfather Home for Children, Holston Camp, Ponds of the Beech, Sugar Mountain Village, United States Weather Station

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Cranberry Mines, Gusher Knob Mine, Linville Quarry

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Pisgah Game Lands

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Pinnacle of the Sugar, The Sphinx Rock

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Altamont, Balm, Banner Elk, Battleground, Beech Bottom, Beech Creek, Beech Mountain, Carpenter Bottom, Chestnut Dale, Cranberry, Cranberry Gap, Crossnore, Dark Ridge (historical), Elk Park, Elk Valley, Flat Springs, Frank, Gragg, Grandfather, Heaton, Hughes, Ingalls, Kawana, Linville, Minneapolis, Montezuma, Mount Gilead, Mount Pleasant, Newland, Norwood Hollow, Pineola, Plumtree, Pyatte, Roaring Creek, Roseborough, Seven Devils, Spear, Stamey Town, Sugar Mountain, Three Mile, Vale, Valley, Whaley

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Coffey Trout Lake, Cranberry Lake, Grandfather Mountain Lake, Grandmother Lake, Gusher Knob Lake, Inver Lochy Lake, Lake Kawahna, Land Harbors Lake, Mill Pond, Wildcat Lake, Wildcat Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Askew Ridge, Bear Ridge, Beechey Ridge, Bent Ridge, Big Black Pine Rough, Big Butte, Big Lost Cove Ridge, Big Roan Ridge, Blevins Ridge, Blood Camp Ridge, Blood Camp Ridge, Breakneck Ridge, Camp Ridge, Charlies Ridge, Chestnut Flat Ridge, Chestnut Oak Ridge, Chestnut Ridge, Dark Ridge, Dividing Ridge, Elk Hollow Ridge, Elk Ridge, Four Diamond Ridge, Gabes Mountain, Grandfather Mountain, Grassy Ridge, Green Ridge, Hartley Ridge, Horse Bottom Ridge, Horse Creek Ridge, Houston Ridge, Hughes Ridge, Loggy Ridge, Long Ridge, Martin Ridge, Mill Ridge, Mill Ridge, Mollie Ridge, Perry Ridge, Persimmon Ridge, Pink Ridge, Raccoon Ridge, Razorback Ridge, Red Rock Ridge, Rogers Ridge, Rose Ridge, Rough Ridge, Rye Ridge, Sandbank Ridge, Simmons Ridge, Slippery Hill Ridge, Stover Ridge, Sugarcamp Ridge, Teague Ridge, Timber Ridge, Woodruff Ridge, Yancey Ridge

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Avery County High School, Banner Elk Elementary School, Beech Mountain School, Cranberry High School, Crossnore Elementary School, Crossnore-Newland Middle School, Elk Park Elementary School, Lees-McRae College, Minneapolis Elementary School, Newland Elementary School, Riverside School, Toe River School

  Springs     show all on map

Buckeye Spring

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Andrews Creek, Anthony Creek, Ashley Branch, Banjo Branch, Bee Branch, Bee Branch, Beech Creek, Big Branch, Big Branch, Big Grassy Creek, Bill White Creek, Birchfield Creek, Blevins Creek, Blood Camp Branch, Brushy Creek, Buckeye Creek, Bucks Timber Creek, Buckwheat Branch, Bunt Creek, Camp Branch, Camp Creek, Cannon Branch, Canoe Branch, Cary Flat Branch, Chestnut Cove Branch, Clark Branch, Clear Creek, Clingman Mine Branch, Cooper Branch, Cow Branch, Cow Camp Creek, Cranberry Creek, Crossnore Creek, Curtis Creek, Doublehead Creek, Elk Hollow Branch, Fall Branch, Fall Branch, Fall Branch, Fall Creek, Flat Land Branch, Flat Springs Branch, Flattop Creek, Fork Creek, Gooseneck Branch, Gragg Prong, Grandmother Creek, Greenbrier Creek, Handpole Branch, Hanging Rock Creek, Harper Creek, Harris Creek, Haw Branch, Henson Creek, Hickorynut Branch, Horney Branch, Horse Bottom Creek, Horse Creek, Hull Branch, Isaae Branch, Jenny Branch, Jerry Creek, Joe Branch, Jones Branch, Jones Creek, Justice Creek, Keller Branch, Kentucky Creek, Laurel Creek, Lee Branch, Leroy Creek, Ling Branch, Linn Cove Branch, Little Elk Creek, Little Grassy Creek, Little Henson Creek, Little Horse Creek, Little Horse Creek, Little Laurel Creek, Little Lost Cove Creek, Little Plumtree Creek, Little Whiteoak Creek, Little Wilson Creek, Lost Cove Creek, Major Branch, Martin Creek, Mill Creek, Mill Timber Creek, Miller Branch, Mollie Branch, North Harper Creek, Pancake Branch, Peavine Branch, Phillips Branch, Pine Branch, Plumtree Creek, Poga Creek, Powdermill Creek, Puckett Branch, Puncheon Camp Branch, Pyatt Creek, Race Path Branch, Raider Camp Creek, Ramp Branch, Roaring Creek, Rockhouse Creek, Row Branch, Sandbank Creek, Sassafras Creek, Shanty Spring Branch, Skalley Branch, Squirrel Creek, Stacey Creek, Stack Rock Creek, Stamey Branch, State Line Branch, Sugar Creek, Threemile Creek, Trim Branch, Trivett Branch, Turkey Branch, Valley Creek, Webb Creek, West Fork Linville River, Whitaker Branch, White Oak Creek, White Pine Creek, Whitehead Creek, Whiteoak Creek, Whiteoak Creek, Wildcat Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Anthony Mountain, Bald Mountain, Beacon Heights, Bearpen Rock, Bee Mountain, Beech Mountain, Belview Mountain, Big Bald, Big Elk Mountain, Big Haw Mountain, Big Rough Knob, Big Yellow Mountain, Brier Knob, Buck Hill, Burleson Bald, Calloway Peak, Camp Creek Mountain, Chestnut Mountain, Cliff Hill, Cold Mountain, Copperas Bald, Doe Hill Mountain, Double Knobs, Doublehead Mountain, Firescald Mountain, Flat Rock, Flattop Mountain, Fork Mountain, Grandmother Mountain, Gusher Knob, Hawshaw Mountain, Headquarters Mountain, Hemlock Hill, Hump Mountain, Humpback Mountain, Laurel Mountain, Little Bald, Little Buck Hill, Little Elk Mountain, Little Haw Mountain, Little Hump Mountain, Little Hump Mountain, Little Yellow Mountain, Locust Knob, Marks Mountain, Marley Knob, Middle Elk Mountain, Moore Mountain, Mullin Hill, Ned Mountain, Negro Hill, Oaks Knob, Peak Mountain, Pine Knob, Pinnacles of the Beech, Pixie Mountain, Poga Mountain, Polecat Knob, Raven Rocks, Sassafras Knob, Skalley Knob, Smoky Mountain, Snakeden Mountain, Soapstone Mountain, Spanish Oak Mountain, Sugar Mountain, Three Knobs, Ward Mountain, White Rocks, Yellow Mountain, Yellow Mountain

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Hawshaw Lookout Tower, WJTP-AM (Newland), WJTP-AM (Newland), WUNE-TV (Linville)

  Trails     show all on map

Yancey Ridge Trail

  Valleys     show all on map

Briggs Hollow, Dark Hollow, Dellinger Hollow, Lincoln Hollow, Miller Hollow, Tucker Hollow,

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

WhiteAvery County White population 16,55716,557  
BlackAvery County Black population 758758
MixedAvery County Mixed population 141141
American IndianAvery County American Indian population 8888
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderAvery County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

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