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Welcome to Fleetwood ...

Fleetwood is located in Ashe County<1>.

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

Fleetwood is 2,870 feet [875 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Fleetwood is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Fleetwood is within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Fleetwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Fleetwood - they are located in Alabama (2), British Columbia, Georgia (2), New York, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Fleetwood ...

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

  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Fleetwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
  • Mountain City [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain City
    • Mountain City [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Fleetwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain City<5>
  • Jefferson [Ashe County]
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    • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Fleetwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
  • Trade [Johnson County]
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    • Trade [Johnson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Fleetwood
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trade
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Fleetwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blowing Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blowing Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blowing Rock<5>
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
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      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Fleetwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<5>
    • Dowell [Johnson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dowell
      • Dowell [Johnson County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Fleetwood
      • Estimated population in 2014: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dowell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Seven Devils [Avery County]
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      • Seven Devils [Avery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Fleetwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Devils have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Devils
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seven Devils<5>
    • Lansing [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
      • Lansing [Ashe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Fleetwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<5>
    • Deep Gap [Watauga County]

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 Fleetwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fleetwood.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fleetwood ...

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

Adding Fleetwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fleetwood 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 Fleetwood was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ashe County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ashe County: www.ashecountygov.com/

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 Ashe, 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 Fleetwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Fleetwood) 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 Fleetwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FleetwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fleetwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3062, Longitude: -81.5134       In this case, the coordinates for Fleetwood 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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