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The location of Grassy Creek













Welcome to Grassy Creek ...

Grassy Creek is located in Mitchell 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 2,620 feet [799 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 area code for Grassy Creek: (828)

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 Mitchell County and the other is located in Ashe 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.

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 Grassy Creek. 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 Grassy Creek. 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 Grassy Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Grassy Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grassy Creek.

Communities near Grassy Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marion   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the South (S) of Grassy Creek

Located in McDowell County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Grassy Creek

Located in Yancey County

Glen Alpine   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grassy Creek

Located in Burke County

Old Fort   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Grassy Creek

Located in McDowell County

Newland   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Grassy Creek

Located in Avery County

Bakersville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Grassy Creek

Elk Park   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Grassy Creek

Located in Avery County

Crossnore   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Grassy Creek

Located in Avery County

Grandfather   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Grassy Creek

Located in Avery County

Penland   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Grassy Creek

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Mitchell 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 Mitchell County: www.mitchellcounty.org/

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.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- 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, 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: 35.8823, Longitude: -82.0568     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grassy Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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