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Plumtree, North Carolina
(Avery County)

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The location of Plumtree

Welcome to Plumtree ...

Plumtree is located in Avery County.

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

Plumtree is 2,860 feet [872 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Plumtree is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Plumtree: (828)

Communities Also Named Plumtree ...

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

Beyond North Carolina, there are 2 communities that are also named Plumtree - they are located in and California.

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

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 Plumtree. 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 Plumtree. 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 Plumtree.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Plumtree:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plumtree ...

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

Communities near Plumtree ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the North (N) of Plumtree

Located in Carter County (TN)

Woodby Hill   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Plumtree

Located in Carter County (TN)

Spruce Pine   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Plumtree

Located in Mitchell County

Norris   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Plumtree

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Plumtree

Located in Yancey County

Roan Mountain   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Plumtree

Located in Carter County (TN)

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plumtree

Newland   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plumtree

Bakersville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Plumtree

Located in Mitchell County

Elk Park   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Plumtree

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Avery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Avery County:

The official website for State of North Carolina:

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plumtree - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plumtree) 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 Plumtree. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plumtree

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plumtree. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0271, Longitude: -82.0079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plumtree have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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