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Birdtown, North Carolina

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(position within Swain County, State of North Carolina)

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Welcome to Birdtown ...

Birdtown is located in Swain County.

Birdtown is 1,860 feet [567 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Birdtown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Birdtown is located in the (828) area code.

Communities near Birdtown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Birdtown and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2014<3>
Bryson City   [Map]   1,436   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dillsboro   [Map]   237   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Forest Hills   [Map]   369   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Franklin   [Map]   3,900   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hazelwood   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Maggie Valley   [Map]   1,247   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Birdtown.

Communities Also Named Birdtown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Birdtown - they are located in Arkansas, Missouri and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Birdtown.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Birdtown. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Birdtown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Birdtown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Birdtown:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Birdtown ...

Looking for more information about Birdtown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Birdtown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Birdtown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Birdtown.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Birdtown. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

Other Roadside Stops ...

About North Carolina

About Swain County

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Birdtown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Swain County

The Panormaio photo collection may have pictures for the area around Birdtown:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Birdtown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Birdtown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Birdtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Birdtown. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 35.4687, -83.3521   [Map]. The coordinates we use for Birdtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Birdtown.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Birdtown.


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