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Welcome to Ruby City ...

Ruby City is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

Ruby City is 3,390 feet [1,033 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Ruby City is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Ruby City lies within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Ruby City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ruby City - they are located in Colorado, Idaho and Nevada.

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

Communities near Ruby City ...

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

  • Waynesville [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesville
    • Waynesville [Haywood County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Ruby City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesville<5>
  • Canton [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton [Haywood County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Ruby City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<5>
  • Sylva [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylva
    • Sylva [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Ruby City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,739 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylva<5>
  • Hazelwood [Haywood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelwood
    • Hazelwood [Haywood County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Ruby City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelwood
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    • Bryson City [Swain County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryson City
      • Bryson City [Swain County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Ruby City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,443 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryson City<5>
    • Clyde [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
      • Clyde [Haywood County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ruby City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde<5>
    • Maggie Valley [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maggie Valley
      • Maggie Valley [Haywood County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Ruby City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maggie Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maggie Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maggie Valley<5>
    • Webster [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster
      • Webster [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Ruby City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
    • Forest Hills [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Hills
      • Forest Hills [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ruby City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 376 people
      • Forest Hills has also been known as:
      • Forest Hills village
      • Village of Forest Hills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Hills<5>
    • Dillsboro [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillsboro
      • Dillsboro [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Ruby City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillsboro<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 Ruby City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ruby City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruby City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within North Carolina

About Jackson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.jacksonnc.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 Jackson, 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 Ruby City - 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' (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- Ruby City) 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 Ruby City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ruby CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruby City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3773, Longitude: -83.1182       In this case, the coordinates for Ruby City 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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