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Welcome to Letitia ...

Letitia is located in Cherokee County<1>.

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

Letitia is 1,820 feet [555 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Letitia is located in the (828) area code.

Websites for Letitia ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokeecountychamber.com/

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

Communities Also Named Letitia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Letitia - they are located in Kansas (2), Kentucky and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Letitia ...

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

  • Canal Lake [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canal Lake
    • Canal Lake [Union County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Letitia
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 23,025 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canal Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canal Lake
  • Pantertown [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pantertown
    • Pantertown [Fannin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Letitia
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantertown
  • Jacksonville [Towns County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville [Towns County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Letitia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,239 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
  • Cutcane [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutcane
    • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Letitia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belltown Hill [Polk County]
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      • Belltown Hill [Polk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Letitia
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belltown Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belltown Hill
    • Owltown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owltown
      • Owltown [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Letitia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owltown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owltown
    • Young Harris [Towns County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Young Harris
      • Young Harris [Towns County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Letitia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Young Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young Harris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Young Harris<5>
    • Murphy [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Letitia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murphy<5>
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngcane
      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Letitia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hemp [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemp
      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Letitia
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemp

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Letitia ...

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

Adding Letitia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Letitia 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 Letitia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Cherokee County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cherokee County: www.cherokeecounty-nc.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 Cherokee, 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 Letitia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Letitia) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Letitia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0440, Longitude: -84.1485       In this case, the coordinates for Letitia 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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