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Pinnacle, North Carolina
(Stokes County)

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Welcome to Pinnacle ...

Pinnacle is located in Stokes County<1>.

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

Pinnacle was established in 1894.

Pinnacle is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Pinnacle: (336)

Communities Also Named Pinnacle ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Pinnacle: This one is located in Stokes County and the other is located in Buncombe County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 12 communities that are also named Pinnacle - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Kentucky, Montana, New York, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Pinnacle ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
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    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinnacle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston-Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<5>
  • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
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    • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Pinnacle
    • 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<5>
  • Mount Airy [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Airy
    • Mount Airy [Surry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Pinnacle
    • 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<5>
  • King [Forsyth County]
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    • King [Forsyth County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinnacle
    • 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<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walkertown [Forsyth County]
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      • Walkertown [Forsyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinnacle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<5>
    • Rural Hall [Forsyth County]
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      • Rural Hall [Forsyth County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinnacle
      • 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<5>
    • Yadkinville [Yadkin County]
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      • Yadkinville [Yadkin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Pinnacle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yadkinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yadkinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yadkinville<5>
    • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tobaccoville
      • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinnacle
      • 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<5>
    • Dobson [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dobson
      • Dobson [Surry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Pinnacle
      • 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<5>
    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Cove
      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Pinnacle
      • 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<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 Pinnacle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pinnacle.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pinnacle ...

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

Adding Pinnacle to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stokes County: www.co.stokes.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 Stokes, 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 Pinnacle - 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- Pinnacle) 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 Pinnacle. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PinnacleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinnacle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3293, Longitude: -80.4331       In this case, the coordinates for Pinnacle 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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