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Welcome to Bakersville ...
The town of Bakersville is located in Mitchell County<1> and is the County Seat for Mitchell County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bakersville has a population of 443 people<2> (see below for details).
Bakersville is 2,460 feet [750 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Bakersville is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Bakersville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Bakersville: (828)
The ZIP code for Bakersville: 28705<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bakersville.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bakersville had an population of 443 people. This is a decrease of 4.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.09% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bakersville had a population of 464 people. This makes Bakersville the county's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 464 people, the population of Bakersville increased 29.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 357 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bakersville.
Communities Also Named Bakersville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two North Carolina communities named Bakersville: This one is located in Mitchell County and the other is located in Rutherford County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 13 communities that are also named Bakersville - they are located in Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri (3), New Jersey (2), Ohio and Pennsylvania (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bakersville.
Communities near Bakersville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bakersville.
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 Bakersville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bakersville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bakersville. 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 Bakersville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bakersville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bakersville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bakersville ...
Looking for more information about Bakersville? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Bakersville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bakersville.
Adding Bakersville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bakersville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bakersville was in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
We also found Bakersville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Bakersville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bakersville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Mitchell County: www.mitchellcounty.org/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Jun 2023