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Welcome to Stoney Knob ...

Stoney Knob is located in Buncombe County<1>.

Stoney Knob is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Stoney Knob is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Stoney Knob is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.

Communities near Stoney Knob ...

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

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
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    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Stoney Knob
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<4>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Stoney Knob
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<4>
  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
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    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Stoney Knob
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Mountain<4>
  • Canton [Haywood County]
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    • Canton [Haywood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Stoney Knob
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<4>
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    • Mars Hill [Madison County]
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      • Mars Hill [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Stoney Knob
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mars Hill<4>
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
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      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Stoney Knob
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest
    • Montreat [Buncombe County]
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      • Montreat [Buncombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Stoney Knob
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 939 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montreat have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montreat<4>
    • Marshall [Madison County]
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      • Marshall [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Stoney Knob
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshall<4>
    • Beech [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beech
      • Beech [Buncombe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Stoney Knob
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beech have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech
    • Leicester [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leicester
      • Leicester [Buncombe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Stoney Knob
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leicester have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leicester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leicester<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 Stoney Knob. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stoney Knob.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stoney Knob ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stoney Knob. 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 Stoney Knob - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stoney Knob) 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 Stoney Knob. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stoney KnobOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stoney Knob. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6804, Longitude: -82.5725    
<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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