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Welcome to Asbury ...

Asbury is located in Stokes County<1>.

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

Asbury is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Asbury is located in the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Asbury ...

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

  • Mount Airy [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Airy
    • Mount Airy [Surry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Airy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<5>
  • King [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King
    • King [Forsyth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on King
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<5>
  • Dobson [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dobson
    • Dobson [Surry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dobson<5>
  • Pilot Mountain [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Mountain
    • Pilot Mountain [Surry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,408 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilot Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Mountain<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stuart [Patrick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuart
      • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<5>
    • Danbury [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Stokes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<5>
    • Westfield [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Surry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Asbury
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westfield<5>
    • Aarons Corner [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aarons Corner
      • Aarons Corner [Stokes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Asbury
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aarons Corner
    • Ararat [Patrick County]
    • Carters Mill [Patrick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carters Mill
      • Carters Mill [Patrick County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Asbury
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carters Mill

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Stokes 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 Stokes County: www.co.stokes.nc.us/

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 Stokes, 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 things 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: 36.5296, Longitude: -80.4212       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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