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The location of Jonas Ridge

Welcome to Jonas Ridge ...

Jonas Ridge is located in Burke County.

The location of Jonas Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Jonas Ridge: Jonas Rdg. (or less commonly used: Jonas Rdge. or Jonas Ridg.)

Jonas Ridge is 3,800 feet [1,158 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Jonas Ridge is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Jonas Ridge lies within the (828) area code.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jonas Ridge. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jonas Ridge. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jonas Ridge.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jonas Ridge:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jonas Ridge ...

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

Communities near Jonas Ridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Jonas Ridge

Located in Carter County (TN)

Morganton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jonas Ridge

Gamewell   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jonas Ridge

Located in Caldwell County

Spruce Pine   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Jonas Ridge

Located in Mitchell County

Glen Alpine   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Jonas Ridge

Roan Mountain   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jonas Ridge

Located in Carter County (TN)

Blowing Rock   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jonas Ridge

Located in Caldwell County

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Jonas Ridge

Located in Avery County

Newland   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Jonas Ridge

Located in Avery County

Bakersville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Jonas Ridge

Located in Mitchell County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Jonas Ridge.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jonas Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jonas Ridge) 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 Jonas Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jonas Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jonas Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9726, Longitude: -81.8948     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jonas Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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