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Welcome to Pilot Mountain ...

The town of Pilot Mountain is located in Surry County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pilot Mountain: Pilot Mtn. (or less commonly used: Pilot Mntn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pilot Mountain has a population of 1,412 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pilot Mountain.

Pilot Mountain is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Pilot Mountain: (336)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pilot Mountain had an population of 1,412 people. This is a decrease of 4.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pilot Mountain had a population of 1,477 people. This makes Pilot Mountain the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Pilot Mountain represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 290th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,477 people, the population of Pilot Mountain increased 15.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,281 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pilot Mountain.

Communities Also Named Pilot Mountain ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pilot Mountain - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Pilot Mountain ...

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

  • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisville
    • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Pilot Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<6>
  • Mount Airy [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Airy
    • Mount Airy [Surry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Pilot Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Airy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<6>
  • King [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King
    • King [Forsyth County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Pilot Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on King
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<6>
  • Rural Hall [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rural Hall
    • Rural Hall [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Pilot Mountain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,299 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Hall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Hall<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tobaccoville
      • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Pilot Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,748 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tobaccoville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tobaccoville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tobaccoville<6>
    • Dobson [Surry County]
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      • Dobson [Surry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Pilot Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dobson<6>
    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Cove
      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Pilot Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Cove<6>
    • Boonville [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonville
      • Boonville [Yadkin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Pilot Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonville<6>
    • East Bend [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bend
      • East Bend [Yadkin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Pilot Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 596 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Bend<6>
    • Bethania [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethania
      • Bethania [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Pilot Mountain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethania

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pilot Mountain ...

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

Adding Pilot Mountain to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pilot Mountain 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 Pilot Mountain was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Pilot Mountain on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

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About Surry County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.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 Surry, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pilot Mountain.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pilot Mountain - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Pilot Mountain) 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 Pilot Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pilot MountainOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pilot Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3860, Longitude: -80.4726       In this case, the coordinates for Pilot Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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