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Welcome to Barnardsville ...

Barnardsville is located in Buncombe County<1>.

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

Barnardsville is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Barnardsville is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Barnardsville: (828)

Communities Also Named Barnardsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Barnardsville - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Barnardsville ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
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    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Barnardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<5>
  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
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    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Barnardsville
    • 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<5>
  • Woodfin [Buncombe County]
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    • Woodfin [Buncombe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Barnardsville
    • 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<5>
  • Weaverville [Buncombe County]
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    • Weaverville [Buncombe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Barnardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,039 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weaverville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mars Hill [Madison County]
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      • Mars Hill [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Barnardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mars Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mars Hill<5>
    • Burnsville [Yancey County]
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      • Burnsville [Yancey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Barnardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,643 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<5>
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
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      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Barnardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest
    • Montreat [Buncombe County]
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      • Montreat [Buncombe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Barnardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 939 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montreat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montreat<5>
    • Old Fort [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Fort
      • Old Fort [McDowell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Barnardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Fort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Fort<5>
    • Marshall [Madison County]
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      • Marshall [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Barnardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshall<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barnardsville ...

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

Adding Barnardsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Barnardsville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Buncombe County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barnardsville. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Barnardsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Barnardsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barnardsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BarnardsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnardsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7776, Longitude: -82.4549       In this case, the coordinates for Barnardsville 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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