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Welcome to Grassy Creek ...

Grassy Creek is located in Ashe County.

The location of Grassy Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Grassy Creek: Grassy Crk. (or less commonly used: Grassy Ck. or Grassy Cr.)

Grassy Creek is 2,650 feet [808 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Grassy Creek is ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Grassy Creek: (336)

The ZIP code for Grassy Creek: 28631<3>

Communities Also Named Grassy Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Grassy Creek: This one is located in Ashe County and the other is located in Mitchell County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 6 communities that are also named Grassy Creek - they are located in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Grassy Creek ...

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

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    • Marion [Smyth County]

      • Marion [Smyth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
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    • Sparta [Alleghany County]

      • Sparta [Alleghany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparta
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    • Jefferson [Ashe County]

      • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
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    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]

      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
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    • Independence [Grayson County]

      • Independence [Grayson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
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    • Dowell [Johnson County] (Historic)

      • Dowell [Johnson County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dowell
    • Trout Dale [Grayson County]

      • Trout Dale [Grayson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trout Dale
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    • Lansing [Ashe County]

      • Lansing [Ashe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
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    • Crumpler [Ashe County]

      • Crumpler [Ashe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crumpler
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    • Piney Creek [Alleghany County]

      • Piney Creek [Alleghany County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Grassy Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Creek
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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 Grassy Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grassy Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grassy Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Ashe County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grassy Creek. 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>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grassy Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Grassy Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grassy Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Grassy Creek) 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 Grassy Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grassy Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grassy Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5737, Longitude: -81.3887       In this case, the coordinates for Grassy Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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