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Welcome to Meat Camp ...

Meat Camp is located in Watauga County<1>.

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

Meat Camp is 3,400 feet [1,036 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Meat Camp is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Meat Camp is located in the (828) area code.

Communities near Meat Camp ...

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

  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Meat Camp
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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]
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    • Mountain City [Johnson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Meat Camp
    • 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]
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    • Norris [Johnson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Meat Camp
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
  • Jefferson [Ashe County]
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    • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Meat Camp
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Trade [Johnson County]
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      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Meat Camp
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<5>
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Meat Camp
      • 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.<2> 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>
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
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      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Meat Camp
      • 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>
    • Banner Elk [Avery County]
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      • Banner Elk [Avery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Meat Camp
      • 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>
    • Elk Park [Avery County]
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      • Elk Park [Avery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Meat Camp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 450 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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>
    • Dowell [Johnson County] - Historic
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      • Dowell [Johnson County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Meat Camp
      • Estimated population in 2014: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dowell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meat Camp ...

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

Adding Meat Camp to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Meat Camp 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 Meat Camp was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Watauga County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Meat Camp. 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 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 Meat Camp - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Meat Camp) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meat Camp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2996, Longitude: -81.6765       In this case, the coordinates for Meat Camp 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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