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Welcome to Ready Branch ...

Ready Branch is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Ready Branch: Ready Br. (or less commonly used: Ready Brnch.)

Ready Branch is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ready Branch lies within the (336) area code.

Communities near Ready Branch ...

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

  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Ready Branch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
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    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Ready Branch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<5>
  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
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    • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Ready Branch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Wilkesboro<5>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
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    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Ready Branch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro 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 Wilkesboro<5>
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    • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
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      • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Ready Branch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville 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 Taylorsville<5>
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Ready Branch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blowing Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
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      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Ready Branch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson 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 West Jefferson<5>
    • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Ready Branch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cedar Rock has also been known as:
      • Cedar Rock village
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    • Purlear [Wilkes County]
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      • Purlear [Wilkes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Ready Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purlear have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boomer [Wilkes County]
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      • Boomer [Wilkes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Ready Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boomer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Ready Branch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ready Branch.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ready Branch ...

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

Adding Ready Branch to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ready Branch in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ready Branch was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Wilkes County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

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 Wilkes, 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 Ready Branch - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ready Branch) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ready Branch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1404, Longitude: -81.3540       In this case, the coordinates for Ready Branch 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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