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Welcome to Harris ...

Harris is located in Rutherford County<1>.

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

Harris is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Harris: (828)

Communities Also Named Harris ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Harris: This one is located in Rutherford County and the other is located in Moore County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 49 communities that are also named Harris - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island (2), Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Harris ...

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

  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Harris
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<5>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaffney
    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Harris
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaffney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<5>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Harris
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
  • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Springs
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Harris
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Harris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Harris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Landrum
      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Harris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landrum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inman
      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Harris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<5>
    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowpens
      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Harris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowpens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens<5>
    • Columbus [Polk County]
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      • Columbus [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Harris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<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 Harris. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harris.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harris ...

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

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About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

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 Rutherford, 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 Harris - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harris) 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 Harris. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarrisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2429, Longitude: -81.8745       In this case, the coordinates for Harris 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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