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Montezuma, North Carolina
(Avery County)

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The location of Montezuma

Welcome to Montezuma ...

Montezuma is located in Avery County.

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

Montezuma was established in 1883.

Montezuma is 3,800 feet [1,158 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Montezuma is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Montezuma: (828)

Communities Also Named Montezuma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Montezuma: This one is located in Avery County and the other is located in Mitchell County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 24 communities that are also named Montezuma - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Nevada (2), New Mexico (3), New York, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

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 Montezuma. 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 Montezuma. 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 Montezuma.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montezuma ...

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

Communities near Montezuma ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Montezuma

Located in Carter County (TN)

Boone   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Montezuma

Located in Watauga County

Spruce Pine   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Montezuma

Located in Mitchell County

Norris   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Montezuma

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Roan Mountain   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Montezuma

Located in Carter County (TN)

Blowing Rock   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Montezuma

Located in Caldwell County

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Montezuma

Bakersville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Montezuma

Located in Mitchell County

Elk Park   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Montezuma

Beech Mountain   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Montezuma

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Avery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Avery County:

The official website for State of North Carolina:

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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montezuma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Montezuma) 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 Montezuma. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Montezuma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montezuma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0651, Longitude: -81.9026     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Montezuma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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