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The location of Minneapolis













Welcome to Minneapolis ...

Minneapolis is located in Avery County.

The location of Minneapolis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Minneapolis is 3,180 feet [969 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Minneapolis is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Minneapolis is located in the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Minneapolis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Minneapolis - they are located in Colorado, Kansas and Minnesota.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Minneapolis. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Minneapolis. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Minneapolis.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Minneapolis:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minneapolis ...

Looking for more information about Minneapolis? 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.

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

Communities near Minneapolis ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Minneapolis

Located in Carter County (TN)

Boone   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Minneapolis

Located in Watauga County

Woodby Hill   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Minneapolis

Located in Carter County (TN)

Spruce Pine   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Minneapolis

Located in Mitchell County

Norris   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Minneapolis

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Roan Mountain   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Minneapolis

Located in Carter County (TN)

Blowing Rock   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Minneapolis

Located in Caldwell County

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Minneapolis

Newland   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of Minneapolis

Bakersville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Minneapolis

Located in Mitchell County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Minneapolis.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Avery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minneapolis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Minneapolis) 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 Minneapolis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Minneapolis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minneapolis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0993, Longitude: -81.9871     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Minneapolis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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