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Welcome to Ramsey ...

Ramsey is located in Burke County<1>.

Ramsey is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ramsey lies within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Ramsey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Ramsey - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia (4), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Ramsey ...

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

  • Hickory [Catawba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
    • Hickory [Catawba County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Ramsey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Morganton [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morganton
    • Morganton [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Ramsey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganton<5>
  • Newton [Catawba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
    • Newton [Catawba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Ramsey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Ramsey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
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      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Ramsey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<5>
    • Sawmills [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawmills
      • Sawmills [Caldwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Ramsey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawmills
    • Long View [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long View
      • Long View [Catawba County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Ramsey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long View have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View
    • Granite Falls [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite Falls
      • Granite Falls [Caldwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Ramsey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite Falls<5>
    • Valdese [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valdese
      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Ramsey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<5>
    • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamewell
      • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Ramsey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamewell

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ramsey ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Burke County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Burke County: www.co.burke.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 Burke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ramsey - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ramsey) 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 Ramsey. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RamseyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ramsey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5831, Longitude: -81.5621    
<4>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.
<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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