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Welcome to Sandymush (aka 'Sandy Mush') ...

Sandymush is located in Buncombe County<1>.

The community of Sandymush has also been called Sandy Mush.

Sandymush is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Sandymush is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Sandymush: (828)

Communities near Sandymush ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
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    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Sandymush
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<4>
  • Waynesville [Haywood County]
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    • Waynesville [Haywood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Sandymush
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesville<4>
  • Woodfin [Buncombe County]
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    • Woodfin [Buncombe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Sandymush
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,679 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodfin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodfin<4>
  • Canton [Haywood County]
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    • Canton [Haywood County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Sandymush
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weaverville [Buncombe County]
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      • Weaverville [Buncombe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Sandymush
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,039 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weaverville<4>
    • Mars Hill [Madison County]
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      • Mars Hill [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Sandymush
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mars Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mars Hill<4>
    • Hazelwood [Haywood County]
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      • Hazelwood [Haywood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Sandymush
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
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      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Sandymush
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clyde [Haywood County]
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      • Clyde [Haywood County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Sandymush
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde<4>
    • Maggie Valley [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maggie Valley
      • Maggie Valley [Haywood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Sandymush
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maggie Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maggie Valley<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandymush ...

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

Adding Sandymush to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sandymush 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 Sandymush was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sandymush on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

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About Buncombe County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Buncombe County: www.buncombecounty.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 Buncombe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandymush - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Sandymush) 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 Sandymush. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SandymushOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandymush. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6733, Longitude: -82.8104    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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