RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

McGrady, North Carolina

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other NC
Communities

















Welcome to McGrady ...

McGrady is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

McGrady is 1,730 feet [527 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for McGrady: (336)

Communities near McGrady ...

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

  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of McGrady
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<5>
  • Sparta [Alleghany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparta
    • Sparta [Alleghany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of McGrady
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,723 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
  • Jefferson [Ashe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
    • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of McGrady
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of McGrady
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<5>
    • Independence [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
      • Independence [Grayson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of McGrady
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 887 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronda
      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of McGrady
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<5>
    • Lansing [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
      • Lansing [Ashe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of McGrady
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<5>
    • Laurel Springs [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Springs
      • Laurel Springs [Alleghany County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of McGrady
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Springs<5>
    • Abshers [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abshers
      • Abshers [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of McGrady
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abshers

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McGrady ...

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

Adding McGrady to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Wilkes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

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 Wilkes, 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 McGrady - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McGrady) 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 McGrady. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McGradyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McGrady. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3435, Longitude: -81.2248       In this case, the coordinates for McGrady 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022