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Welcome to Linville ...

Linville is located in Burke County<1>.

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

Linville is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Linville lies within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Linville ...

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

Communities near Linville ...

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

  • Morganton [Burke County]
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    • Morganton [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Linville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganton<5>
  • Marion [McDowell County]
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    • Marion [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Linville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Valdese [Burke County]
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    • Valdese [Burke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Linville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<5>
  • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
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    • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Linville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamewell
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County]
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      • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Linville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Pine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Pine<5>
    • Drexel [Burke County]
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      • Drexel [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Linville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drexel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drexel
    • Glen Alpine [Burke County]
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      • Glen Alpine [Burke County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Linville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Alpine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Alpine<5>
    • Old Fort [McDowell County]
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      • Old Fort [McDowell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Linville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Fort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Fort<5>
    • Crossnore [Avery County]
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      • Crossnore [Avery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Linville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossnore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossnore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossnore<5>
    • Ashford [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashford
      • Ashford [McDowell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Linville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Linville.

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Linville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Linville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Burke County

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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 Burke County: www.co.burke.nc.us/

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 Burke, 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 Linville - 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 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LinvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Linville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7965, Longitude: -81.8904       In this case, the coordinates for Linville 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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