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Welcome to Bat Cave ...

Bat Cave is located in Henderson County<1>.

Bat Cave is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bat Cave lies within the (828) area code.

The ZIP code for Bat Cave: 28710<3>

Communities near Bat Cave ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
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    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Bat Cave
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<5>
  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
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    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Bat Cave
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<5>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Bat Cave
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<5>
  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
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    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Bat Cave
    • 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.<6> 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mills River [Henderson County]
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      • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Bat Cave
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<5>
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Bat Cave
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Bat Cave
      • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<5>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Bat Cave
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
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      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Bat Cave
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Bat Cave
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<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 Bat Cave. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bat Cave.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bat Cave ...

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

Adding Bat Cave to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Bat Cave on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

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About Henderson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.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 Henderson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bat Cave - 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 Bat Cave). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bat Cave 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bat Cave) 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 Bat Cave. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bat CaveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bat Cave. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4515, Longitude: -82.2871    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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