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Welcome to Mount Gilead ...

The town of Mount Gilead is located in Montgomery County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Gilead: Mt. Gilead

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Gilead has a population of 1,144 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mount Gilead.

Mount Gilead is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Mount Gilead: (910)

The ZIP code for Mount Gilead: 27306<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Gilead had an population of 1,144 people. This is a decrease of 3.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Gilead had a population of 1,181 people. This makes Mount Gilead the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Mount Gilead represents 0.01% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 316th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,181 people, the population of Mount Gilead decreased 14.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,389 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Gilead.

Adding Mount Gilead to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mount Gilead 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 Gilead was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Gilead on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Mount Gilead ...

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

Communities near Mount Gilead ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Gilead.

  • Albemarle [Stanly County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albemarle
    • Albemarle [Stanly County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Gilead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,344 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albemarle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albemarle<6>
  • Wadesboro [Anson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wadesboro
    • Wadesboro [Anson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Mount Gilead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadesboro<6>
  • Troy [Montgomery County]
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    • Troy [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Gilead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,293 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<6>
  • Norwood [Stanly County]
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    • Norwood [Stanly County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Mount Gilead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,469 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Polkton [Anson County]
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      • Polkton [Anson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Gilead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkton
    • Badin [Stanly County]
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      • Badin [Stanly County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Gilead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Badin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Badin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Badin<6>
    • Oakboro [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakboro
      • Oakboro [Stanly County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Mount Gilead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,928 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakboro<6>
    • Biscoe [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biscoe
      • Biscoe [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Gilead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biscoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biscoe<6>
    • Ellerbe [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellerbe
      • Ellerbe [Richmond County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Gilead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellerbe have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellerbe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellerbe<6>
    • Star [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star
      • Star [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Gilead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 849 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mount Gilead.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Gilead. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Montgomery County

About North Carolina

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 Montgomery County: www.montgomery-county-nc.gov/

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 Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Gilead.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Gilead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Mount Gilead). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Gilead or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Mount Gilead) 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 Mount Gilead. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount GileadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Gilead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2149, Longitude: -80.0020    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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