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Foscoe, North Carolina

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Welcome to Foscoe ...

Foscoe is located in Watauga County.

Foscoe is 3,040 feet [927 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Foscoe is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Foscoe is located in the (828) area code.

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 Foscoe. 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 Foscoe. 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 Foscoe.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Foscoe ...

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

Communities near Foscoe ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the West (W) of Foscoe

Located in Carter County (TN)

Boone   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Foscoe

Norris   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Foscoe

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Trade   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Foscoe

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Roan Mountain   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Foscoe

Located in Carter County (TN)

Blowing Rock   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Foscoe

Located in Caldwell County

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Foscoe

Located in Avery County

Newland   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Foscoe

Located in Avery County

Elk Park   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Foscoe

Located in Avery County

Beech Mountain   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Foscoe

Located in Avery County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Watauga County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Watauga County:

The official website for State of North Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Foscoe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Foscoe) 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 Foscoe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Foscoe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foscoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1591, Longitude: -81.7691     [Map].

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