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The location of Mount Gilead













Welcome to Mount Gilead ...

Mount Gilead is located in Avery County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Gilead: Mt. Gilead

Mount Gilead is 3,100 feet [945 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Mount Gilead is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Mount Gilead lies within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Mount Gilead ...

While we believe that this Mount Gilead is located in Avery County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Mount Gilead. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cabarrus and Montgomery County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 13 communities that are also named Mount Gilead - they are located in Alabama (2), Kentucky (3), Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Mount Gilead. 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 Mount Gilead. 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 Mount Gilead.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Gilead ...

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

Communities near Mount Gilead ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Mount Gilead

Located in Carter County (TN)

Boone   [Map]

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

Located in Watauga County

Elizabethton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Mount Gilead

Located in Carter County (TN)

Winchester   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Mount Gilead

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Woodby Hill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Mount Gilead

Located in Carter County (TN)

Mountain City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Mount Gilead

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Trade   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mount Gilead

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Roan Mountain   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mount Gilead

Located in Carter County (TN)

Blowing Rock   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mount Gilead

Located in Caldwell County

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Mount Gilead

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

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About Avery County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Gilead. 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>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Gilead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Mount Gilead) 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 Mount Gilead. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Gilead

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Gilead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2682, Longitude: -81.9090     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Gilead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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