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Welcome to Naples ...

Naples is located in Henderson County<1>.

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

Naples is 2,080 feet [634 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Naples is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Naples ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Naples - they are located in California (2), Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, New York, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Naples ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asheville
    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Naples
    • 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Naples
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<5>
  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Mountain
    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Naples
    • 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>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brevard
    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Naples
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mills River [Henderson County]
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      • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Naples
      • 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>
    • Woodfin [Buncombe County]
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      • Woodfin [Buncombe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Naples
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodfin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodfin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodfin<5>
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Naples
      • 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Naples
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Naples
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Naples
      • 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 Naples. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Naples.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Naples ...

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

Adding Naples to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Naples 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 Naples was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Henderson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Naples. 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 Naples - 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 from Point A (ie- Naples) 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 Naples. 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 NaplesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Naples. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3926, Longitude: -82.5007       In this case, the coordinates for Naples 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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