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Welcome to Argura ...

Argura is located in Jackson County<1>.

Argura is 3,280 feet [1,000 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Argura is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Argura is within the (828) area code.

Adding Argura to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Argura 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 Argura was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities near Argura ...

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

  • Waynesville [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesville
    • Waynesville [Haywood County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Argura
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesville<5>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brevard
    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Argura
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<5>
  • Sylva [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylva
    • Sylva [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Argura
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,739 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylva<5>
  • Hazelwood [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelwood
    • Hazelwood [Haywood County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Argura
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelwood
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    • Clyde [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
      • Clyde [Haywood County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Argura
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde<5>
    • Maggie Valley [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maggie Valley
      • Maggie Valley [Haywood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Argura
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maggie Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maggie Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maggie Valley<5>
    • Highlands [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highlands
      • Highlands [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Argura
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highlands have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highlands
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highlands<5>
    • Rosman [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosman
      • Rosman [Transylvania County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Argura
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosman<5>
    • Webster [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster
      • Webster [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Argura
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
    • Forest Hills [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Hills
      • Forest Hills [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Argura
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 376 people
      • Forest Hills has also been known as:
      • Forest Hills village
      • Village of Forest Hills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Hills<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 Argura. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Argura.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Argura ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Jackson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.jacksonnc.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 Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Argura - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Argura) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Argura. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArguraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argura. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2681, Longitude: -83.0379    
<4>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.
<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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