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Fontana Dam, North Carolina

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Welcome to Fontana Dam (aka 'Fontana Village') ...

The town of Fontana Dam is located in Graham County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Fontana Dam has a population of 6 people<1> (see below for details).

Fontana Dam was incorporated in June 2011.

The community of Fontana Dam is 1,820 feet [555 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Fontana Dam is located in the (828) area code.

The ZIP code for Fontana Dam: 28733<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fontana Dam had a population of 7 people.

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Fontana Dam had an population of 6 people. This is a decrease of 14.29% since the 2010 Census.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fontana Dam.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fontana Dam. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fontana Dam. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fontana Dam.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fontana Dam:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fontana Dam ...

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

Communities near Fontana Dam ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Andrews   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Fontana Dam

Located in Cherokee County

Robbinsville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Fontana Dam

Townsend   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Fontana Dam

Located in Blount County (TN)

Miller Cove   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Fontana Dam

Located in Blount County (TN)

Lake Santeetlah   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fontana Dam

Unorganized Territory of Forneys Creek   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fontana Dam

Located in Swain County

Cheoah   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fontana Dam

Bear Creek   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fontana Dam

Topton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fontana Dam

Located in Cherokee County

Happy Valley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fontana Dam

Located in Blount County (TN)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fontana Dam.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fontana Dam.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fontana Dam - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Fontana Dam). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fontana Dam or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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- Fontana Dam) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fontana Dam. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fontana Dam

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fontana Dam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4340, Longitude: -83.8250     [Map].

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