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Welcome to Balsam Grove ...

Balsam Grove is located in Transylvania County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Balsam Grove: Balsam Grv.

Balsam Grove is 2,820 feet [860 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Balsam Grove is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Balsam Grove: (828)

The ZIP code for Balsam Grove: 28708<3>

Communities Also Named Balsam Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Balsam Grove - it's located in Ontario.

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

Communities near Balsam Grove ...

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

  • Waynesville [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesville
    • Waynesville [Haywood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Balsam Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesville<6>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brevard
    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Balsam Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<6>
  • Hazelwood [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelwood
    • Hazelwood [Haywood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Balsam Grove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelwood
  • Rosman [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosman
    • Rosman [Transylvania County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Balsam Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 624 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forest Hills [Jackson County]
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      • Forest Hills [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Balsam Grove
      • 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<6>
    • Lake Toxaway [Transylvania County]
    • Toxaway Falls [Transylvania County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toxaway Falls
      • Toxaway Falls [Transylvania County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Balsam Grove
    • Argura [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argura
      • Argura [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Balsam Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argura
    • Pisgah Forest [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisgah Forest
      • Pisgah Forest [Transylvania County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Balsam Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pisgah Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisgah Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisgah Forest<6>
    • Seven Springs [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Springs
      • Seven Springs [Transylvania County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Balsam Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Springs

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Balsam Grove ...

Looking for more information about Balsam Grove? 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 Balsam Grove, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Balsam Grove.

Adding Balsam Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Transylvania County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Transylvania County: www.transylvaniacounty.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 Transylvania, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Balsam Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Balsam Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Balsam Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Balsam Grove) 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 Balsam Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Balsam GroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Balsam Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2298, Longitude: -82.8738    
<5>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.
<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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