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Welcome to Amantha ...

Amantha is located in Watauga County<1>.

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

Amantha is 2,710 feet [826 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Amantha is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Amantha: (828)

Adding Amantha to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Amantha 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 Amantha was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities near Amantha ...

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

  • Shell Creek [Carter County]
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    • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Amantha
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Amantha
    • 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>
  • Winchester [Johnson County]
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    • Winchester [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Amantha
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
  • Mountain City [Johnson County]
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    • Mountain City [Johnson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Amantha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,444 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norris [Johnson County]
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      • Norris [Johnson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Amantha
      • 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 Amantha
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
    • Trade [Johnson County]
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      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Amantha
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<5>
    • Roan Mountain [Carter County]
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      • Roan Mountain [Carter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Amantha
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,360 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roan Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roan Mountain<5>
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Amantha
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Amantha
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<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 Amantha. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amantha.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amantha. 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 Amantha.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amantha ...

Looking for more information about Amantha? 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 Amantha, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amantha.

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About Watauga County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amantha. 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 Amantha - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amantha) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amantha. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2787, Longitude: -81.7798       In this case, the coordinates for Amantha 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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