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Welcome to Avery Creek ...

Avery Creek is located in Buncombe County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Avery Creek: A-vur-ee<3>

A typical abbreviation for Avery Creek: Avery Crk. (or less commonly used: Avery Ck. or Avery Cr.)

Avery Creek is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Avery Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Avery Creek: (828)

Adding Avery Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities near Avery Creek ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
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    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Avery Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<6>
  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
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    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Avery Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<6>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Avery Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<6>
  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
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    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Avery Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Mountain<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brevard [Transylvania County]
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      • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Avery Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<6>
    • Mills River [Henderson County]
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      • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Avery Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mills River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<6>
    • Woodfin [Buncombe County]
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      • Woodfin [Buncombe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Avery Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodfin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodfin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodfin<6>
    • Canton [Haywood County]
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      • Canton [Haywood County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Avery Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
    • Weaverville [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaverville
      • Weaverville [Buncombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Avery Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,039 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaverville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weaverville<6>
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Avery Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avery Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Buncombe County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Buncombe County: www.buncombecounty.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 Buncombe, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Avery Creek. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avery Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Avery Creek) 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 Avery Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avery CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avery Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4634, Longitude: -82.5826       In this case, the coordinates for Avery Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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