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Welcome to Green Mountain ...

Green Mountain is located in Yancey County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Green Mountain: Green Mtn. (or less commonly used: Green Mntn.)

Green Mountain is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Green Mountain is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Green Mountain is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.

The ZIP code for Green Mountain: 28740<3>

Websites for Green Mountain ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.yanceychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Green Mountain, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Green Mountain ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Green Mountain - they are located in Colorado, Iowa, Missouri, New Brunswick and Washington.

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

Communities near Green Mountain ...

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

  • Shell Creek [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Creek
    • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Green Mountain
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
  • Erwin [Unicoi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
    • Erwin [Unicoi County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Green Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,854 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<6>
  • Unicoi [Unicoi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unicoi
    • Unicoi [Unicoi County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Green Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,579 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unicoi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unicoi<6>
  • Woodby Hill [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodby Hill
    • Woodby Hill [Carter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Green Mountain
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,730 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodby Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodby Hill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Pine
      • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Green Mountain
      • 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<6>
    • Mars Hill [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mars Hill
      • Mars Hill [Madison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Green Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mars Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mars Hill<6>
    • Burnsville [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Yancey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Green Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,643 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
    • Banner Hill [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner Hill
      • Banner Hill [Unicoi County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Green Mountain
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Hill
    • Roan Mountain [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roan Mountain
      • Roan Mountain [Carter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Green Mountain
      • 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<6>
    • Ernestville [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ernestville
      • Ernestville [Unicoi County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Green Mountain
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,311 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ernestville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ernestville

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 Mountain. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Green Mountain.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Green Mountain ...

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

Adding Green Mountain to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Green Mountain in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Green Mountain was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Green Mountain on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Green Mountain on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Yancey County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Yancey, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Green Mountain - 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 Green Mountain). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Green Mountain 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 from Point A (ie- Green Mountain) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Green Mountain. 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 Green MountainOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9939, Longitude: -82.2590    
<5>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.
<6>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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