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Welcome to Smyre ...

Smyre is located in Gaston County<1>.

Smyre is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Smyre: (704) & (980)<3>

Websites for Smyre ...

Junior League:   www.jlgaston.org/

Communities near Smyre ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Smyre
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<5>
  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
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    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Smyre
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<5>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntersville
    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Smyre
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<5>
  • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Smyre
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
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      • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Smyre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<5>
    • Belmont [Gaston County]
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      • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Smyre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<5>
    • Tega Cay [York County]
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      • Tega Cay [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Smyre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,696 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tega Cay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tega Cay<5>
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Smyre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<5>
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Mountain
      • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Smyre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<5>
    • Pineville [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Smyre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<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 Smyre. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Smyre.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smyre ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gaston County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gaston County: www.co.gaston.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 Gaston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smyre - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Smyre) 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 Smyre. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SmyreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smyre. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2762, Longitude: -81.1259    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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