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Around Mountain Home ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Asheville. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of where Mountain Home would have been located. Asheville has a population of 92,900 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Hickory. It is located about 30 miles [ km] to the east of Mountain Home and has a population of 41,500 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Brindletown [Burke County]
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    • Brindletown [Burke County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Mountain Home
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  • Enola [Burke County]
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    • Enola [Burke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Mountain Home
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enola have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Glen Alpine [Burke County]
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    • Glen Alpine [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Mountain Home
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Alpine<4>
  • Glenwood [McDowell County]
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    • Glenwood [McDowell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Mountain Home
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hollis [Rutherford County]
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    • Hollis [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Mountain Home
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  • Marion [McDowell County]
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    • Marion [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Mountain Home
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<4>
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Nebo [McDowell County]
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      • Nebo [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Mountain Home
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nebo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nebo<4>
    • Parkhill [Burke County]
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      • Parkhill [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Mountain Home
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    • Patten [McDowell County]
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      • Patten [McDowell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Mountain Home
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    • Providence [McDowell County]
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      • Providence [McDowell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Mountain Home
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Salem [Burke County]
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      • Salem [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Mountain Home
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sugar Hill [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill
      • Sugar Hill [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Mountain Home
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    • Thermal City [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thermal City
      • Thermal City [Rutherford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Mountain Home
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thermal City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thermal City
    • Union Mills [Rutherford County]
    • West Marion [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Marion
      • West Marion [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Mountain Home
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Marion

For more communities neighboring Mountain Home, please visit our County-by-County Page for Mountain Home.

McDowell County ...

Mountain Home would have been located within present day McDowell County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of McDowell County: Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Mitchell, Rutherford & Yancey.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mountain Home ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mountain Home.

Airports Near Mountain Home ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Mountain Home and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Mountain Home.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

The Communities of North Carolina

About McDowell County

About North Carolina

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mountain Home.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Mountain Home) 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 Mountain Home. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 35.5751, Longitude: -81.8457       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Home have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including McDowell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Mountain Home), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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