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Welcome to Hays ...

Hays is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

Hays is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Hays: (336)

Communities Also Named Hays ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Hays - they are located in Alberta, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (3), Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hays ...

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

  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
  • Elkin [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkin
    • Elkin [Surry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Hays
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,001 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkin<5>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Hays
    • 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>
  • Jonesville [Yadkin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesville
    • Jonesville [Yadkin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Hays
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<5>
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    • Sparta [Alleghany County]
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      • Sparta [Alleghany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Hays
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
    • Arlington [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
      • Arlington [Yadkin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Hays
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronda
      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Hays
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<5>
    • Love Valley [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Valley
      • Love Valley [Iredell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Hays
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Love Valley<5>
    • Fairplains [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairplains
      • Fairplains [Wilkes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Hays
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairplains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairplains
    • Henderson [Wilkes County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
      • Henderson [Wilkes County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Hays
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hays ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Wilkes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hays. 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 Hays - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hays) 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 Hays. 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 HaysOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hays. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2499, Longitude: -81.1156       In this case, the coordinates for Hays 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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