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Welcome to Craig Heights ...

Craig Heights is located in Gaston County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Craig Heights: Craig Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Craig Heights is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Craig Heights: (704) and (980)<4>

Communities near Craig Heights ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Craig Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<6>
  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
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    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Craig Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<6>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Craig Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville 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 Huntersville<6>
  • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Craig Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius 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 Cornelius<6>
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    • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
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      • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Craig Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly 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 Mount Holly<6>
    • Davidson [Iredell County]
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      • Davidson [Iredell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Craig Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davidson 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 Davidson<6>
    • Belmont [Gaston County]
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      • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Craig Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Craig Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton 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 Lincolnton<6>
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
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      • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Craig Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<6>
    • Clover [York County]
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      • Clover [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Craig Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,800 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clover<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 Craig Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Craig Heights.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Craig Heights ...

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

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About Gaston County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gaston County: www.co.gaston.nc.us/

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 Gaston, 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 Craig Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Craig Heights) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Craig Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3668, Longitude: -81.0929       In this case, the coordinates for Craig Heights 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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