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Welcome to Harley ...

Harley is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

Harley is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Harley: (336)

Communities Also Named Harley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Harley - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Ontario and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Harley ...

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

  • Boone [Watauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boone
    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Harley
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Harley
    • 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
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<5>
  • Jefferson [Ashe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
    • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Harley
    • 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<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blowing Rock
      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Harley
      • 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<5>
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Harley
      • 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<5>
    • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Rock
      • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Harley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cedar Rock has also been known as:
      • Cedar Rock village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Rock
    • Stony Fork [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Fork
      • Stony Fork [Watauga County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Harley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Fork
    • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Harley
      • 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
    • Deep Gap [Watauga County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harley ...

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

Adding Harley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harley 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 Harley was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Wilkes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

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 Wilkes, 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 Harley - 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- Harley) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1929, Longitude: -81.4145       In this case, the coordinates for Harley 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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