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Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

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Welcome to Pilot Mountain ...

The town of Pilot Mountain is located in Surry County.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pilot Mountain has a population of 1,422 people<2> (see below for details).

Pilot Mountain is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pilot Mountain lies within the (336) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 1,281 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pilot Mountain had an population of 1,422 people. This is a decrease of 3.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.01% since the 2000 Census).

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.

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 Pilot Mountain. 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 Pilot Mountain. 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 Pilot Mountain.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Pilot Mountain ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lewisville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the South (S) of Pilot Mountain

Located in Forsyth County

Mount Airy   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Pilot Mountain

King   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Pilot Mountain

Located in Forsyth County

Rural Hall   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Pilot Mountain

Located in Forsyth County

Tobaccoville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Pilot Mountain

Located in Forsyth County

Dobson   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the West (W) of Pilot Mountain

Walnut Cove   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the East (E) of Pilot Mountain

Located in Stokes County

Boonville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Pilot Mountain

Located in Yadkin County

East Bend   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Pilot Mountain

Located in Yadkin County

Bethania   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Pilot Mountain

Located in Forsyth County

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

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About Surry County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pilot Mountain.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pilot Mountain - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pilot Mountain) 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 Pilot Mountain. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pilot Mountain

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pilot Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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