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Welcome to Green Acres ...

Green Acres is located in Henderson County<1>.

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

Green Acres is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Green Acres is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Green Acres lies within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Green Acres ...

While we believe that this Green Acres is located in Henderson County, we know of another 4 North Carolina communities named Green Acres. Those communities are located in the following counties: Alamance, Iredell, Rockingham and Wake County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 80 communities that are also named Green Acres - they are located in Alabama (6), Alaska, Arkansas (2), California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maryland (6), Mississippi (4), Montana, New Jersey, New York (3), Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (10), Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (4) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Green Acres ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
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    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Green Acres
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<5>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Green Acres
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<5>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
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    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Green Acres
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<5>
  • Mills River [Henderson County]
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    • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Green Acres
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Green Acres
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Green Acres
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<5>
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
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      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Green Acres
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Green Acres
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<5>
    • Columbus [Polk County]
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      • Columbus [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Green Acres
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
    • Saluda [Henderson County]
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      • Saluda [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Green Acres
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saluda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<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 Green Acres. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Green Acres.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Green Acres ...

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

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About Henderson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.org/

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 Henderson, 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 Green Acres - 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- Green Acres) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3271, Longitude: -82.5087       In this case, the coordinates for Green Acres 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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