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Welcome to Asbury ...

Asbury is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

Asbury is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Asbury: (910)

Adding Asbury to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Asbury ...

While we believe that this Asbury is located in Montgomery County, we know of another 3 North Carolina communities named Asbury. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chatham, Stokes and Wake County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 33 communities that are also named Asbury - they are located in Alabama (4), Georgia (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York (2), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Asbury ...

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

  • Asheboro [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asheboro
    • Asheboro [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asheboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheboro<5>
  • Troy [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,293 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<5>
  • Biscoe [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biscoe
    • Biscoe [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,707 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biscoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biscoe<5>
  • Ramseur [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramseur
    • Ramseur [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,690 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramseur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ramseur<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Robbins [Moore County]
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      • Robbins [Moore County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbins<5>
    • Franklinville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinville
      • Franklinville [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklinville<5>
    • Star [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star
      • Star [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 849 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star<5>
    • Candor [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Candor
      • Candor [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 817 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Candor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Candor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Candor<5>
    • Seagrove [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seagrove
      • Seagrove [Randolph County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seagrove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seagrove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seagrove<5>
    • Dover [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Moore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Asbury
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Montgomery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montgomery-county-nc.gov/

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 Montgomery, 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 Asbury - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Asbury) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4937, Longitude: -79.7739       In this case, the coordinates for Asbury 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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