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Welcome to Parkhill ...

Parkhill is located in Burke County<1>.

Parkhill is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Parkhill is located in the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Parkhill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Parkhill - they are located in California, New Hampshire, Ontario, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Parkhill ...

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

  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
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    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Parkhill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<4>
  • Morganton [Burke County]
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    • Morganton [Burke County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Parkhill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganton<4>
  • Marion [McDowell County]
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    • Marion [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Parkhill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<4>
  • Sawmills [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawmills
    • Sawmills [Caldwell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Parkhill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,156 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawmills
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Valdese [Burke County]
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      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Parkhill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<4>
    • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamewell
      • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Parkhill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamewell
    • Hudson [Caldwell County]
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      • Hudson [Caldwell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Parkhill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,703 people
      • Former name for Hudson:
      • Hudsonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<4>
    • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cajah's Mountain
      • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Parkhill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cajah's Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cajah's Mountain
    • Drexel [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drexel
      • Drexel [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Parkhill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drexel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drexel
    • Connelly Springs [Burke County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkhill ...

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

Adding Parkhill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Burke County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Burke County: www.co.burke.nc.us/

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 Burke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parkhill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Parkhill) 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 Parkhill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ParkhillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkhill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7159, Longitude: -81.8004    
<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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