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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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Welcome to Pinehurst ...

Pinehurst is located in Henderson County<1>.

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

Pinehurst is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Pinehurst is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Pinehurst lies within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Pinehurst ...

While we believe that this Pinehurst is located in Henderson County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Pinehurst. Those communities are located in the following counties: Caldwell and Moore County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 42 communities that are also named Pinehurst - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia (6), Idaho (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (5), Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (5), Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pinehurst ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
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    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Pinehurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<5>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Pinehurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<5>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
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    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Pinehurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<5>
  • Mills River [Henderson County]
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    • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Pinehurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Pinehurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<5>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinehurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
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      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Pinehurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinehurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<5>
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biltmore Forest
      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Pinehurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Pinehurst
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<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 Pinehurst. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pinehurst.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pinehurst ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Henderson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.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 Henderson, 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 Pinehurst - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Pinehurst) 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 Pinehurst. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PinehurstOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinehurst. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3451, Longitude: -82.4612       In this case, the coordinates for Pinehurst 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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