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Welcome to Aquone ...

Aquone is located in Macon County<1>.

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

Aquone is 3,320 feet [1,012 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Aquone is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

Aquone is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.

Adding Aquone to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities near Aquone ...

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

  • Franklin [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Macon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Aquone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<5>
  • Andrews [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andrews
    • Andrews [Cherokee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Aquone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,855 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andrews have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andrews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Andrews<5>
  • Bryson City [Swain County]
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    • Bryson City [Swain County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Aquone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,443 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryson City<5>
  • Hiawassee [Towns County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiawassee
    • Hiawassee [Towns County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Aquone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawassee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hiawassee<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Robbinsville [Graham County]
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      • Robbinsville [Graham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Aquone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbinsville<5>
    • Hayesville [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayesville
      • Hayesville [Clay County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Aquone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayesville<5>
    • Lake Santeetlah [Graham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Santeetlah
      • Lake Santeetlah [Graham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Aquone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43 people
      • Lake Santeetlah has also been known as:
      • Santeetla
      • Santeetlah
      • Santultah
      • Thunderbird Mountain
      • Thunderbird
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Santeetlah
    • Fontana Dam [Graham County]
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      • Fontana Dam [Graham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Aquone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6 people
      • Fontana Dam has also been known as:
      • Fontana Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fontana Dam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fontana Dam<5>
    • Fairview [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Macon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Aquone
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Nantahala [Swain County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nantahala
      • Nantahala [Swain County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Aquone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nantahala

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 Aquone. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aquone.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aquone ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Macon County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Macon County: www.maconnc.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 Macon, 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 Aquone - 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 from Point A (ie- Aquone) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aquone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2073, Longitude: -83.6271       In this case, the coordinates for Aquone 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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