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Welcome to Beech Mountain ...
The town of Beech Mountain is primarily located in Avery County<1>. A portion of Beech Mountain extends into Watauga County.
The location of Beech Mountain has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Beech Mountain: Beech Mtn. (or less commonly used: Beech Mntn.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Beech Mountain has a population of 323 people<3> (see below for details).
Beech Mountain is 4,290 feet [1,308 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Beech Mountain is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Beech Mountain lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Beech Mountain is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.
We don't have a date for the establishment of Beech Mountain.
Websites for Beech Mountain ...
Official Website: www.townofbeech.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beech Mountain had an population of 323 people. This is an increase of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Beech Mountain had a population of 320 people. This makes Beech Mountain the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 320 people, the population of Beech Mountain increased 3.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 310 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Beech Mountain.
Communities near Beech Mountain ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Beech Mountain.
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 Beech Mountain. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Beech Mountain.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Beech Mountain. 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 Beech Mountain.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beech Mountain. See our Newspapers Page for Beech Mountain.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beech Mountain ...
Looking for more information about Beech Mountain? 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 Beech Mountain, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Beech Mountain.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Beech Mountain: www.townofbeech.com/
The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023