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Welcome to Matney ...

Matney is located in Watauga County<1>.

Matney is 3,550 feet [1,082 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Matney is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Matney: (828)

Communities Also Named Matney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Matney - they are located in Missouri, Oregon, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Matney ...

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

  • Shell Creek [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Creek
    • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Matney
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
  • Boone [Watauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boone
    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Matney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
  • Mountain City [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain City
    • Mountain City [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Matney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain City<5>
  • Norris [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris
    • Norris [Johnson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Matney
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Trade [Johnson County]
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      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Matney
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<5>
    • Roan Mountain [Carter County]
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blowing Rock
      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Matney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blowing Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blowing Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blowing Rock<5>
    • Banner Elk [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner Elk
      • Banner Elk [Avery County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Matney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Elk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banner Elk<5>
    • Newland [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newland
      • Newland [Avery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Matney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newland<5>
    • Elk Park [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Park
      • Elk Park [Avery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Matney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 450 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Park<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Matney ...

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

Adding Matney to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Matney 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 Matney was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Watauga County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Watauga County: www.wataugacounty.org/

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 Watauga, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Matney - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Matney) 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 Matney. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MatneyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Matney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1914, Longitude: -81.8105    
<4>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.
<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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