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Mount Pisgah, North Carolina
(Rutherford County)

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Welcome to Mount Pisgah ...

So far, we have found very little information about Mount Pisgah. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Mount Pisgah to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Mount Pisgah, please Contact Us.


Mount Pisgah would have been located within present day Rutherford County<2>.

The location of Mount Pisgah has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Pisgah: Mt. Pisgah

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mount Pisgah is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Mount Pisgah was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Mount Pisgah still existed, it would have been in the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Mount Pisgah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Mount Pisgah: This one is located in Rutherford County and the other is located in Alexander County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 16 communities that are also named Mount Pisgah - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mount Pisgah ...

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

  • Marion [McDowell County]
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    • Marion [McDowell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pisgah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Mount Pisgah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<6>
  • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Pisgah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<6>
  • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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    • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Mount Pisgah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Pisgah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<6>
    • Glen Alpine [Burke County]
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      • Glen Alpine [Burke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Mount Pisgah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Alpine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Alpine<6>
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Mount Pisgah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<6>
    • Old Fort [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Fort
      • Old Fort [McDowell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pisgah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Fort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Fort<6>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
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      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Pisgah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<6>
    • Kingstown [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingstown
      • Kingstown [Cleveland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Pisgah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingstown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingstown

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

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

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

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About Rutherford County

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The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Mount Pisgah, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Rutherford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Pisgah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Pisgah) 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 Pisgah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount PisgahOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Pisgah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4685, Longitude: -81.8859       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Pisgah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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