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Welcome to Mountain Home ...

Mountain Home is located in Henderson County<1>.

The location of Mountain Home has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Home: Mtn. Home

Mountain Home is 2,120 feet [646 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Mountain Home is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Mountain Home is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Mountain Home ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Mountain Home: This one is located in Henderson County and the other is located in McDowell County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 12 communities that are also named Mountain Home - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Idaho (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mountain Home.

Communities near Mountain Home ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mountain Home.

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asheville
    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Mountain Home
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<5>
  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendersonville
    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Mountain Home
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<5>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fletcher
    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Mountain Home
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<5>
  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Mountain
    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountain Home
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Mountain<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brevard [Transylvania County]
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      • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Mountain Home
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<5>
    • Mills River [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mills River
      • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Mountain Home
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<5>
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Rock
      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Mountain Home
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<5>
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Park
      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Mountain Home
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tryon
      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Mountain Home
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<5>
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biltmore Forest
      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Mountain Home
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Home ...

Looking for more information about Mountain Home? 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 Mountain Home, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mountain Home.

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About Henderson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.org/

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 Henderson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain Home - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mountain Home) 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 Mountain Home. 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 Mountain HomeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Home. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3696, Longitude: -82.4929       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Home have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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