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Welcome to Beaumont ...

Beaumont is located in Henderson County<1>.

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

When the people of Beaumont refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Beaumonter<3>

Beaumont is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Beaumont is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Beaumont is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Beaumont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Beaumont: This one is located in Henderson County and the other is located in Chatham County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 21 communities that are also named Beaumont - they are located in Alberta, California (2), Colorado, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Mississippi, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec (2), Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Beaumont ...

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

  • Hendersonville
  • Fletcher
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fletcher
    • Fletcher lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Beaumont.
    • 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>
  • Brevard
  • Mills River
  • Landrum
  • Tryon
  • Biltmore Forest
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biltmore Forest
    • Biltmore Forest lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Beaumont.
    • 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
  • Lake Lure
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Lure
    • Lake Lure lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Beaumont.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<6>
  • Columbus
  • Saluda
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saluda
    • Saluda lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Beaumont.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saluda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<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 Beaumont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Beaumont.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beaumont ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beaumont. 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 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Beaumont refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Beaumont may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beaumont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Beaumont) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaumont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2773, Longitude: -82.4854       In this case, the coordinates for Beaumont 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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