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Welcome to Pisgah Forest ...

Pisgah Forest is located in Transylvania County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Pisgah Forest: PIZ-gah<3>

A typical abbreviation for Pisgah Forest: Pisgah Frst.

Pisgah Forest is 2,100 feet [640 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Pisgah Forest is within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Pisgah Forest ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pisgah Forest - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Pisgah Forest ...

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

  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
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    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Pisgah Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<6>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Pisgah Forest
    • 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<6>
  • Mills River [Henderson County]
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    • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Pisgah Forest
    • 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<6>
  • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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    • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Pisgah Forest
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
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      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Pisgah Forest
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<6>
    • Saluda [Henderson County]
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      • Saluda [Henderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Pisgah Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saluda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<6>
    • Rosman [Transylvania County]
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      • Rosman [Transylvania County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Pisgah Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosman<6>
    • Etowah [Henderson County]
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      • Etowah [Henderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Pisgah Forest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<6>
    • Cedar Mountain [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Mountain
      • Cedar Mountain [Transylvania County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Pisgah Forest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Mountain<6>
    • Holly Springs [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
      • Holly Springs [Henderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Pisgah Forest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pisgah Forest ...

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

Adding Pisgah Forest to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pisgah Forest 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 Pisgah Forest was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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About Transylvania County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Transylvania County: www.transylvaniacounty.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 Transylvania, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Pisgah Forest. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pisgah Forest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pisgah Forest) 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 Pisgah Forest. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pisgah ForestOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pisgah Forest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2543, Longitude: -82.7001       In this case, the coordinates for Pisgah Forest 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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