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Mount Airy, North Carolina
Welcome to Mount Airy ...
The location of Mount Airy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Mount Airy: Mt. Airy
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Airy has a population of 10,208 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mount Airy.
Mount Airy is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Mount Airy lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Mount Airy is within the boundaries of the (336) area code.
Websites for Mount Airy ...
Official Website: www.mountairy.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Airy had an population of 10,208 people. This is a decrease of 1.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.32% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Airy had a population of 10,388 people (or 14.1% of the total population of Surry County). This makes Mount Airy the county's most populous community.
The population of Mount Airy represents 0.11% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 10,388 people, the population of Mount Airy increased 22.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,484 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Airy.
Adding Mount Airy to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mount Airy 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 Mount Airy was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Airy on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Mount Airy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Mount Airy - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (5), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (4) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Airy.
Communities near Mount Airy ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Airy.
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 Mount Airy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Airy.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Airy. 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 Mount Airy.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Airy. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Airy.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Airy ...
Looking for more information about Mount Airy? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Mount Airy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Airy.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Mount Airy: www.mountairy.org/
The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021