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Nebo, North Carolina
(McDowell County)

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The location of Nebo

Welcome to Nebo ...

Nebo is located in McDowell County.

The location of Nebo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Nebo is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Nebo: (828)

Communities Also Named Nebo ...

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

Beyond North Carolina, there are 27 communities that are also named Nebo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia (2).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Nebo. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nebo. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nebo.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Nebo:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nebo ...

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

Communities near Nebo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Morganton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the East (E) of Nebo

Located in Burke County

Marion   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Nebo

Spruce Pine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Nebo

Located in Mitchell County

Drexel   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the East (E) of Nebo

Located in Burke County

Glen Alpine   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the East (E) of Nebo

Located in Burke County

Old Fort   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Nebo

Patten   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Nebo

Linville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the North (N) of Nebo

Located in Burke County

West Marion   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Nebo

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the South (S) of Nebo

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Nebo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About McDowell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nebo - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nebo) 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 Nebo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nebo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nebo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7151, Longitude: -81.9309     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nebo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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