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Gragg, North Carolina
(Avery County)

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Welcome to Gragg ...

Gragg is located in Avery County<1>.

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

Gragg is 2,660 feet [811 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Gragg is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Gragg is located in the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Gragg ...

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

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

Communities near Gragg ...

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

  • Shell Creek [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Creek
    • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Gragg
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Gragg
    • 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>
  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
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    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Gragg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<5>
  • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
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    • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Gragg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamewell
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County]
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      • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Gragg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Pine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Pine<5>
    • Norris [Johnson County]
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      • Norris [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Gragg
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
    • Trade [Johnson County]
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      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Gragg
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<5>
    • Roan Mountain [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roan Mountain
      • Roan Mountain [Carter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Gragg
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,360 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roan Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roan Mountain<5>
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blowing Rock
      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Gragg
      • 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>
    • Banner Elk [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner Elk
      • Banner Elk [Avery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Gragg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Elk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banner Elk<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 Gragg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gragg.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gragg ...

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

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About Avery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/

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 Avery, 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 Gragg - 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- Gragg) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gragg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0732, Longitude: -81.7707       In this case, the coordinates for Gragg 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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