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Mars Hill, North Carolina
Welcome to Mars Hill ...
The location of Mars Hill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mars Hill has a population of 1,878 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mars Hill.
Mars Hill is 2,320 feet [707 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Mars Hill is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Mars Hill lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Mars Hill: (828)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mars Hill had an population of 1,878 people. This is an increase of 0.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mars Hill had a population of 1,869 people (which is 9% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Mars Hill the county's most populous community.
The population of Mars Hill represents 0.02% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 255th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,869 people, the population of Mars Hill increased 5.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,764 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mars Hill.
Adding Mars Hill to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mars Hill 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 Mars Hill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Mars Hill on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mars Hill on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Mars Hill ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Mars Hill - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi (2) and Tennessee (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mars Hill.
Communities near Mars Hill ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mars Hill.
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 Mars Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mars Hill.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mars Hill. 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 Mars Hill.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mars Hill. See our Newspapers Page for Mars Hill.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mars Hill ...
Looking for more information about Mars Hill? 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 Mars Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mars Hill.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 19 Oct 2021