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Welcome to Mount Tirzah ...

Mount Tirzah is located in Person County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Tirzah: Mt. Tirzah

Mount Tirzah is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Mount Tirzah is located in the (336) area code.

Communities near Mount Tirzah ...

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

  • Durham [Durham County]
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    • Durham [Durham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Mount Tirzah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 285,897 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<4>
  • Oxford [Granville County]
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    • Oxford [Granville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Mount Tirzah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<4>
  • Roxboro [Person County]
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    • Roxboro [Person County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Mount Tirzah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,383 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxboro<4>
  • Butner [Granville County]
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    • Butner [Granville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Mount Tirzah
    • Estimated population in 2015: 7,751 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butner<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hillsborough [Orange County]
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      • Hillsborough [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Mount Tirzah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsborough<4>
    • Creedmoor [Granville County]
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      • Creedmoor [Granville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Mount Tirzah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,615 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creedmoor have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creedmoor<4>
    • Stem [Granville County]
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      • Stem [Granville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Mount Tirzah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stem have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
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      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Mount Tirzah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<4>
    • Cates [Person County]
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      • Cates [Person County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Mount Tirzah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cates have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Moriah [Person County]
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      • Moriah [Person County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Mount Tirzah
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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 Tirzah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Tirzah.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Tirzah ...

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

Adding Mount Tirzah to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Mount Tirzah on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

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About Person County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Tirzah. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Person County: www.personcounty.net/

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 Person, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Tirzah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Tirzah) 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 Tirzah. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount TirzahOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Tirzah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2805, Longitude: -78.9071    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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