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Welcome to Morning Star ...

Morning Star is located in Haywood County<1>.

Morning Star is 2,810 feet [856 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Morning Star is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Morning Star: (828)

Communities Also Named Morning Star ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Morning Star - they are located in Arkansas (5), Mississippi, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Morning Star ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asheville
    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Morning Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<4>
  • Waynesville [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesville
    • Waynesville [Haywood County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Morning Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesville<4>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Morning Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<4>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brevard
    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Morning Star
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<4>
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    • Mills River [Henderson County]
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      • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<4>
    • Woodfin [Buncombe County]
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      • Woodfin [Buncombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodfin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodfin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodfin<4>
    • Weaverville [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaverville
      • Weaverville [Buncombe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,039 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaverville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weaverville<4>
    • Hazelwood [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelwood
      • Hazelwood [Haywood County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Morning Star
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelwood
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biltmore Forest
      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Morning Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest
    • Clyde [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
      • Clyde [Haywood County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Morning Star
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morning Star ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Haywood County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Haywood County: www.gov.co.haywood.nc.us/

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 Haywood, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morning Star - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Morning Star) 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 Morning Star. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Morning StarOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morning Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5146, Longitude: -82.8157    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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