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Welcome to Buckner ...

Buckner is located in Madison County<1>.

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

Buckner is 2,280 feet [695 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Buckner is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Buckner: (828)

Communities Also Named Buckner ...

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

Beyond North Carolina, there are 13 communities that are also named Buckner - they are located in Arkansas (2), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Buckner ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
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    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 92,870 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,162 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,717 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>
  • Erwin [Unicoi County]
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    • Erwin [Unicoi County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,918 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weaverville [Buncombe County]
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      • Weaverville [Buncombe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,027 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weaverville<5>
    • Mars Hill [Madison County]
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      • Mars Hill [Madison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mars Hill<5>
    • Burnsville [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Yancey County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,647 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<5>
    • Banner Hill [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner Hill
      • Banner Hill [Unicoi County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Buckner
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banner Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Hill
    • Ernestville [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ernestville
      • Ernestville [Unicoi County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,311 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ernestville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ernestville
    • Marshall [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshall
      • Marshall [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 908 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 Buckner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buckner.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckner ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Madison, 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 Buckner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Buckner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8640, Longitude: -82.4840       In this case, the coordinates for Buckner 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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