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Welcome to Spruce Pine ...
Spruce Pine was established in 1907.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Spruce Pine has a population of 2,133 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Spruce Pine is 2,530 feet [771 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Spruce Pine is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Spruce Pine lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Spruce Pine: (828)
The ZIP code for Spruce Pine: 28777<4>
Websites for Spruce Pine ...
Official Website: www.sprucepine.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spruce Pine had an population of 2,133 people. This is a decrease of 1.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Spruce Pine had a population of 2,175 people (which is 13.96% of the total population of Mitchell County). This makes Spruce Pine the county's most populous community.
The population of Spruce Pine represents 0.02% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 237th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,175 people, the population of Spruce Pine increased 7.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,030 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Spruce Pine.
Communities Also Named Spruce Pine ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Spruce Pine - they are located in Alabama, Kentucky (2) and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Spruce Pine.
Communities near Spruce Pine ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Spruce Pine.
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 Spruce Pine. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Spruce Pine.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spruce Pine. 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 Spruce Pine.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Spruce Pine. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Spruce Pine.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spruce Pine ...
Looking for more information about Spruce Pine? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Spruce Pine, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Spruce Pine.
Adding Spruce Pine to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Spruce Pine in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Spruce Pine was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Spruce Pine on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Spruce Pine.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Spruce Pine: www.sprucepine.org/
The official website for Mitchell County: www.mitchellcounty.org/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023