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Antioch, North Carolina
(Wilkes County)

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Welcome to Antioch ...

Antioch is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

Antioch is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Antioch lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

While we believe that this Antioch is located in Wilkes County, we know of another 5 North Carolina communities named Antioch. Those communities are located in the following counties: Brunswick, Columbus, Hoke, Madison and Robeson County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 95 communities that are also named Antioch - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas (6), California, Florida, Georgia (9), Illinois, Indiana (4), Kansas (2), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (3), Mississippi (7), Missouri (2), Nebraska, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (13), Texas (11), Virginia (3) and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Antioch ...

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

  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
  • Elkin [Surry County]
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    • Elkin [Surry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Antioch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,001 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkin<5>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Antioch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<5>
  • Jonesville [Yadkin County]
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    • Jonesville [Yadkin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Antioch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Antioch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville 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 Taylorsville<5>
    • Boonville [Yadkin County]
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      • Boonville [Yadkin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Antioch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonville<5>
    • Arlington [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
      • Arlington [Yadkin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Antioch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Harmony [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony [Iredell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Antioch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmony<5>
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronda
      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Antioch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<5>
    • Love Valley [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Valley
      • Love Valley [Iredell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Antioch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Love Valley<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 Antioch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Antioch.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antioch ...

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

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About Wilkes County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

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 Wilkes, 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 Antioch - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Antioch) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1535, Longitude: -81.0212       In this case, the coordinates for Antioch 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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