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Welcome to Minneapolis ...

Minneapolis is located in Avery County<1>.

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

Minneapolis is 3,180 feet [969 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude 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 within the boundaries of 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.

Communities near Minneapolis ...

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

  • Shell Creek [Carter County]
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    • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Minneapolis
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Minneapolis
    • 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>
  • Woodby Hill [Carter County]
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    • Woodby Hill [Carter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Minneapolis
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,730 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodby Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodby Hill
  • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County]
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    • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Minneapolis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,126 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Pine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Pine<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norris [Johnson County]
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      • Norris [Johnson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Minneapolis
      • 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
    • Roan Mountain [Carter County]
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      • Roan Mountain [Carter County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Minneapolis
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,360 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roan Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roan Mountain<5>
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Minneapolis
      • 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>
    • Banner Elk [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner Elk
      • Banner Elk [Avery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Minneapolis
      • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Minneapolis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Minneapolis
      • 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>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Minneapolis.

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

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Avery, 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 Minneapolis - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Minneapolis) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MinneapolisOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Minneapolis 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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