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Welcome to Aho ...

Aho is located in Watauga County<1>.

The location of Aho has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Aho is 3,760 feet [1,146 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Aho is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Aho is located in the (828) area code.

Adding Aho to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Aho in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Aho was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Aho on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aho on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Aho ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aho.

  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Aho
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
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    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Aho
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<5>
  • Norris [Johnson County]
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    • Norris [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Aho
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Jefferson [Ashe County]
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    • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Aho
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Trade [Johnson County]
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      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Aho
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<5>
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Aho
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blowing Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blowing Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blowing Rock<5>
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
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      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Aho
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<5>
    • Banner Elk [Avery County]
    • Newland [Avery County]
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      • Newland [Avery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Aho
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newland<5>
    • Beech Mountain [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beech Mountain
      • Beech Mountain [Avery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Aho
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 320 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beech Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beech Mountain<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aho. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aho.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aho. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aho.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aho. See our Newspapers Page for Aho.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aho ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Carolina

About Watauga County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Watauga County: www.wataugacounty.org/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Watauga, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aho - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aho) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aho. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1593, Longitude: -81.6165       In this case, the coordinates for Aho have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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