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Mount Airy, North Carolina
Welcome to Mount Airy ...
The city of Mount Airy is located in Surry County.
The location of Mount Airy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for Mount Airy: Mt. Airy
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Mount Airy has a population of 10,232 people<2> (see below for details).
Mount Airy is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.
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.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Airy had a population of 10,388 people (which is 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 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 (which had a count of 8,484 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Mount Airy had an population of 10,232 people. This is a decrease of 1.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.6% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Airy.
Communities near Mount Airy ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Mount Airy and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Mount Airy.
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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mount Airy:
Websites for Mount Airy ...
Official Website: www.mountairy.org/
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: 17 Jan 2019