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Welcome to Magnolia ...

The town of Magnolia is located in Burke County<1>.

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

Magnolia is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Magnolia is within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Magnolia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Magnolia: This one is located in Burke County and the other is located in Duplin County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 57 communities that are also named Magnolia - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (4), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (9), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey (4), New York, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Magnolia ...

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

  • Hickory [Catawba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
    • Hickory [Catawba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Magnolia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenoir
    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Magnolia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<5>
  • Marion [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [McDowell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Magnolia
    • 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>
  • Sawmills [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawmills
    • Sawmills [Caldwell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Magnolia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,156 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawmills
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Long View [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long View
      • Long View [Burke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Magnolia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View
    • Granite Falls [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite Falls
      • Granite Falls [Caldwell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Magnolia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite Falls<5>
    • Valdese [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valdese
      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Magnolia
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamewell
      • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Magnolia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamewell
    • Hudson [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Caldwell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Magnolia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,703 people
      • Former name for Hudson:
      • Hudsonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<5>
    • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cajah's Mountain
      • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Magnolia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cajah's Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cajah's Mountain

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Magnolia ...

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

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About Burke County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Magnolia. 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 Magnolia - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Magnolia) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Magnolia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MagnoliaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Magnolia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7243, Longitude: -81.6937       In this case, the coordinates for Magnolia 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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