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Linville, North Carolina
(Avery County)

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The location of Linville

Welcome to Linville ...

Linville is located in Avery County.

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

Linville is 3,660 feet [1,116 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Linville is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Linville is located in the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Linville ...

While we believe that this Linville is located in Avery County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Linville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Burke and Mitchell County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 7 communities that are also named Linville - they are located in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oregon and Virginia.

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

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 Linville. 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 Linville. 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 Linville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Linville ...

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

Communities near Linville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Linville

Located in Carter County (TN)

Boone   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Linville

Located in Watauga County

Spruce Pine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Linville

Located in Mitchell County

Norris   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Linville

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Roan Mountain   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Linville

Located in Carter County (TN)

Blowing Rock   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Linville

Located in Caldwell County

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Linville

Newland   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Linville

Bakersville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Linville

Located in Mitchell County

Elk Park   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Linville

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Avery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Avery County:

The official website for State of North Carolina:

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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Linville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Linville) 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 Linville. 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 Linville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Linville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0665, Longitude: -81.8704     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Linville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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