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Our Genealogy Helper for Grandfather ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Grandfather (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Grandfather. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Grandfather is located in Avery County.

To see how the shape of North Carolina's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Avery County: Burke, Caldwell, McDowell, Mitchell, Watauga, Carter (TN) & Johnson (TN).

Below are the counties that are near Grandfather. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Grandfather:

  • Avery County     (The home county of Grandfather)
    • Sugar Mountain [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Mountain
      • Sugar Mountain [Avery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Mountain
    • Linville [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linville
      • Linville [Avery County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linville<3>
    • Montezuma [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montezuma
      • Montezuma [Avery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montezuma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montezuma
    • Banner Elk [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner Elk
      • Banner Elk [Avery County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • 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<3>
    • Seven Devils [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Devils
      • Seven Devils [Avery County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • 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<3>
    • Newland [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newland
      • Newland [Avery County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newland<3>
    • Pineola [Avery County]
    • Vale [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vale
      • Vale [Avery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vale
    • Mount Pleasant [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Avery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Crossnore [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossnore
      • Crossnore [Avery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossnore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossnore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossnore<3>
    • Chestnut Dale [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Dale
      • Chestnut Dale [Avery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Dale
    • Minneapolis [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minneapolis
      • Minneapolis [Avery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minneapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneapolis
  • Alexander County
    • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<3>
  • Alleghany County
    • Laurel Springs [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Springs
      • Laurel Springs [Alleghany County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Springs<3>
    • Scottville [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottville
      • Scottville [Alleghany County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottville<3>
  • Ashe County
    • Brownwood [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownwood
      • Brownwood [Ashe County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownwood
    • Todd [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Todd
      • Todd [Ashe County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Todd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Todd
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Todd<3>
    • Fleetwood [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleetwood
      • Fleetwood [Ashe County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleetwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleetwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fleetwood<3>
    • Ashland [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Ashe County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Creston [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creston
      • Creston [Ashe County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creston<3>
    • Yates [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yates
      • Yates [Ashe County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yates
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • 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<3>
    • Jefferson [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • 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<3>
    • Warrensville [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warrensville
      • Warrensville [Ashe County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrensville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrensville<3>
    • Glendale Springs [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale Springs
      • Glendale Springs [Ashe County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendale Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale Springs<3>
    • Lansing [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
      • Lansing [Ashe County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • 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<3>
    • Crumpler [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crumpler
      • Crumpler [Ashe County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crumpler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crumpler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crumpler<3>
  • Buncombe County
    • Barnardsville [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnardsville
      • Barnardsville [Buncombe County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnardsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnardsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnardsville<3>
    • Montreat [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montreat
      • Montreat [Buncombe County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 939 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montreat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montreat<3>
    • Ridgecrest [Buncombe County]
  • Burke County
    • Jonas Ridge [Burke County]
    • Linville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linville
      • Linville [Burke County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linville
    • Glen Alpine [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Alpine
      • Glen Alpine [Burke County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Alpine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Alpine<3>
    • Morganton [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morganton
      • Morganton [Burke County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganton<3>
    • Parkhill [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkhill
      • Parkhill [Burke County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkhill
    • Magnolia [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
      • Magnolia [Burke County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Drexel [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drexel
      • Drexel [Burke County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drexel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drexel
    • Salem [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [Burke County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Valdese [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valdese
      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<3>
    • Rutherford College [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutherford College
      • Rutherford College [Burke County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,300 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherford College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherford College<3>
    • Yellow Gap [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Gap
      • Yellow Gap [Burke County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Gap
    • Connelly Springs [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Connelly Springs
      • Connelly Springs [Burke County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,648 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Connelly Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Connelly Springs<3>
  • Caldwell County
    • Mortimer [Caldwell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mortimer
      • Mortimer [Caldwell County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mortimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blowing Rock
      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • 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<3>
    • Mulberry [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Caldwell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
    • Rufus [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rufus
      • Rufus [Caldwell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rufus
    • Adako [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adako
      • Adako [Caldwell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adako
    • Collettsville [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collettsville
      • Collettsville [Caldwell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collettsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collettsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collettsville<3>
    • Patterson [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patterson
      • Patterson [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patterson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson
    • Abingdon [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abingdon
      • Abingdon [Caldwell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abingdon
    • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamewell
      • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamewell
    • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenoir
      • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
      • Former name for Lenoir:
      • Tucker's Barn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<3>
    • Pinehurst [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinehurst
      • Pinehurst [Caldwell County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinehurst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinehurst
    • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cajah's Mountain
      • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cajah's Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cajah's Mountain
  • Catawba County
    • Hickory [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
      • Hickory [Catawba County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Brookford [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookford
      • Brookford [Catawba County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 381 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookford
  • McDowell County
    • Ashford [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashford
      • Ashford [McDowell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford
    • Little Switzerland [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Switzerland
      • Little Switzerland [McDowell County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Switzerland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Switzerland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Switzerland<3>
    • Nebo [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nebo
      • Nebo [McDowell County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nebo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nebo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nebo<3>
    • Marion [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [McDowell County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<3>
    • Patten [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patten
      • Patten [McDowell County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patten
    • Old Fort [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Fort
      • Old Fort [McDowell County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Fort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Fort<3>
  • Mitchell County
    • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Pine
      • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • 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<3>
    • Grassy Creek [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassy Creek
      • Grassy Creek [Mitchell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grassy Creek
    • Penland [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penland
      • Penland [Mitchell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penland<3>
    • Bakersville [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bakersville
      • Bakersville [Mitchell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bakersville<3>
    • Buladean [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buladean
      • Buladean [Mitchell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buladean
    • Tipton Hill [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tipton Hill
      • Tipton Hill [Mitchell County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipton Hill
    • Bailey [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bailey
      • Bailey [Mitchell County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bailey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey
    • Richlands [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richlands
      • Richlands [Mitchell County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richlands have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
  • Watauga County
    • Matney [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matney
      • Matney [Watauga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matney
    • Foscoe [Watauga County]
    • Shulls Mill [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shulls Mill
      • Shulls Mill [Watauga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shulls Mill
    • Rominger [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rominger
      • Rominger [Watauga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rominger
    • Valle Crucis [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valle Crucis
      • Valle Crucis [Watauga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valle Crucis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sugar Grove [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Grove
      • Sugar Grove [Watauga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Vilas [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vilas
      • Vilas [Watauga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vilas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boone [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boone
      • Boone [Watauga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • 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.
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    • Bamboo [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bamboo
      • Bamboo [Watauga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bamboo
    • Mabel [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabel
      • Mabel [Watauga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabel
    • Rutherwood [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutherwood
      • Rutherwood [Watauga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherwood
    • Zionville [Watauga County]
  • Wilkes County
    • Ferguson [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferguson
      • Ferguson [Wilkes County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferguson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Millers Creek [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Creek
      • Millers Creek [Wilkes County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millers Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Moravian Falls [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moravian Falls
      • Moravian Falls [Wilkes County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moravian Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
      • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
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    • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Wilkesboro
      • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wilkesboro
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  • Yancey County
    • Double Island [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Double Island
      • Double Island [Yancey County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Double Island
    • Newdale [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newdale
      • Newdale [Yancey County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newdale
    • Micaville [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Micaville
      • Micaville [Yancey County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Micaville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Green Mountain [Yancey County]
    • Celo [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Celo
      • Celo [Yancey County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Celo
    • Hamrick [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamrick
      • Hamrick [Yancey County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamrick
    • Burnsville [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Yancey County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,643 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<3>
    • Low Gap [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Low Gap
      • Low Gap [Yancey County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Low Gap
    • Ramseytown [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramseytown
      • Ramseytown [Yancey County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramseytown
    • Sioux [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sioux
      • Sioux [Yancey County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sioux
    • Concord [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Yancey County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
  • Carter County (TN)
    • Shell Creek [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Creek
      • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • 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
    • Roan Mountain [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roan Mountain
      • Roan Mountain [Carter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,360 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roan Mountain
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    • Hampton [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
      • Hampton [Carter County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Former name for Hampton:
      • Allentown
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    • Tolley Town [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolley Town
      • Tolley Town [Carter County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tolley Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolley Town
    • Woodby Hill [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodby Hill
      • Woodby Hill [Carter County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,730 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodby Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodby Hill
    • Gap Run [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gap Run
      • Gap Run [Carter County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gap Run
    • Hunter [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter
      • Hunter [Carter County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
    • Buladeen [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buladeen
      • Buladeen [Carter County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • Former names for Buladeen:
      • Colesville
      • Magnetic
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buladeen
    • Elizabethton [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethton
      • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,479 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton<3>
    • Biltmore [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biltmore
      • Biltmore [Carter County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore
    • Central [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
      • Central [Carter County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Pine Crest [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Crest
      • Pine Crest [Carter County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Crest
  • Johnson County (TN)
    • Norris [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris
      • Norris [Johnson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trade
      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<3>
    • Butler [Johnson County]
    • Mountain City [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain City
      • Mountain City [Johnson County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • 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<3>
    • Dowell [Johnson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dowell
      • Dowell [Johnson County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • 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.
    • Fuller [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fuller
      • Fuller [Johnson County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fuller
    • Winchester [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Johnson County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
  • Sullivan County (TN)
    • Piney Flats [Sullivan County]
    • Bluff City [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff City
      • Bluff City [Sullivan County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,672 people
      • Former name for Bluff City:
      • Zollicoffer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluff City<3>
    • Hunter Hills [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter Hills
      • Hunter Hills [Sullivan County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter Hills
    • Galloway Mill [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galloway Mill
      • Galloway Mill [Sullivan County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 665 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galloway Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galloway Mill
    • Bristol [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Sullivan County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,142 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<3>
    • Collingwood [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collingwood
      • Collingwood [Sullivan County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 48,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood 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 Collingwood<3>
    • Blountville [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blountville
      • Blountville [Sullivan County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,074 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blountville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blountville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blountville<3>
    • Cross [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross
      • Cross [Sullivan County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross
  • Unicoi County (TN)
    • Whispering Pines [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
      • Whispering Pines [Unicoi County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines
    • Unicoi [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unicoi
      • Unicoi [Unicoi County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,579 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unicoi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unicoi<3>
    • Erwin [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
      • Erwin [Unicoi County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<3>
    • Banner Hill [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner Hill
      • Banner Hill [Unicoi County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banner Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Hill
    • Bumpus Cove [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumpus Cove
      • Bumpus Cove [Unicoi County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 729 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bumpus Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bumpus Cove
    • Ernestville [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ernestville
      • Ernestville [Unicoi County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,311 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ernestville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ernestville
  • Washington County (TN)
    • East Ridge [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
      • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 21,317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
    • South Gate Village [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Gate Village
      • South Gate Village [Washington County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Gate Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Gate Village
    • Johnson City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson City
      • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,142 people
      • Former names for Johnson City:
      • Blue Plum Station
      • Haynesville
      • Johnsons Depot
      • Johnsons Tank
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City<3>
    • Camelot Two [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camelot Two
      • Camelot Two [Washington County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camelot Two have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camelot Two
    • Onks [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onks
      • Onks [Washington County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onks
    • Jonesborough [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesborough
      • Jonesborough [Washington County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,765 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesborough<3>
    • Telford [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Telford
      • Telford [Washington County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 921 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Telford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Telford<3>
  • Bristol City (VA)
    • Bristol [Bristol City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Bristol City] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<3>
  • Grayson County (VA)
  • Washington County (VA)
    • Damascus [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Damascus
      • Damascus [Washington County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damascus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damascus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Damascus<3>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Grandfather, see our County-by-County Page for Grandfather.

Newspapers Published in Grandfather ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 12 newspapers that have been published in the area around Grandfather.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Grandfather, there are papers which were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Grandfather.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Grandfather:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from North Carolina
    • Stories from Tennessee
    • Stories from Virginia

Cemeteries Near Grandfather ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Grandfather.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Grandfather covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Tanglewood Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tanglewood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Tanglewood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Gragg Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gragg Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • McLean Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McLean Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Jestes Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jestes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Summerow Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Summerow Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Newland Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Newland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ledford Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ledford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ledford Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clark Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Clark Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Webb Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Webb Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Webb Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cary Flat Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cary Flat Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gragg Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gragg Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Shook Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shook Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • A.A. & Shoner Johnson Cemetery
    • Johnson Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Johnson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Taylor Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Taylor Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

While we didn't find Grandfather in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Grandfather.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Grandfather, with the one closest to Grandfather listed first.

  • Foscoe [Watauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foscoe
    • Foscoe [Watauga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Foscoe had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foscoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Foscoe<3>
  • Crossnore [Avery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossnore
    • Crossnore [Avery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Grandfather
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Crossnore had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossnore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossnore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossnore<3>
  • Kelsey [Watauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelsey
    • Kelsey [Watauga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kelsey had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelsey
  • Shulls Mill [Watauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shulls Mill
    • Shulls Mill [Watauga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 36 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Shulls Mill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shulls Mill
  • Jonas Ridge [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonas Ridge
    • Jonas Ridge [Burke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Grandfather
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Jonas Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonas Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonas Ridge<3>
  • Globe [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Globe
    • Globe [Caldwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandfather
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 31 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Globe had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Globe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Globe
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    • Upton [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upton
      • Upton [Caldwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Upton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upton
    • Valle Crucis [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valle Crucis
      • Valle Crucis [Watauga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Valle Crucis had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valle Crucis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valle Crucis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valle Crucis<3>
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blowing Rock
      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Grandfather
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 72 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Blowing Rock had a post office and no railroad service
      • 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<3>
    • Watauga Falls [Watauga County] - Historic
      • While Watauga Falls was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watauga Falls
      • Watauga Falls [Watauga County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Watauga Falls had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watauga Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Vilas [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vilas
      • Vilas [Watauga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Vilas had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vilas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vilas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vilas<3>
    • Sugar Grove [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Grove
      • Sugar Grove [Watauga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 43 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sugar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Grove<3>
    • Leander [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leander
      • Leander [Watauga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Leander had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leander
    • Boone [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boone
      • Boone [Watauga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Grandfather
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 144 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Boone had a post office and no railroad service
      • 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<3>
    • Amantha [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amantha
      • Amantha [Watauga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Grandfather
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Amantha had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amantha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amantha

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Grandfather. See our List of 1890's Communities around Grandfather.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Avery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grandfather. 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grandfather) 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 Grandfather. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrandfatherOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grandfather. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0994, Longitude: -81.8481    
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Grandfather, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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