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Pea Ridge, North Carolina
(Polk County)

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Welcome to Pea Ridge ...

Pea Ridge is located in Polk County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pea Ridge: Pea Rdg. (or less commonly used: Pea Rdge. or Pea Ridg.)

Pea Ridge is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pea Ridge lies within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Pea Ridge ...

While we believe that this Pea Ridge is located in Polk County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Pea Ridge. Those communities are located in the following counties: Washington and Yadkin County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 21 communities that are also named Pea Ridge - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (2), Kentucky (4), Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Pea Ridge ...

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

  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Pea Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
  • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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    • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Pea Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
  • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Pea Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
  • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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    • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Pea Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Pea Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Pea Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<5>
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Pea Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<5>
    • Columbus [Polk County]
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      • Columbus [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Pea Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
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      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Pea Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<5>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
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      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Pea Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pea Ridge ...

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

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About Polk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polknc.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 Polk, 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 Pea Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pea Ridge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pea Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3218, Longitude: -82.0984       In this case, the coordinates for Pea Ridge 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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