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Welcome to Stony Point ...

Stony Point is located in Cleveland County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Stony Point: Stony Pt.

Stony Point is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Stony Point: (704) & (980)<4>

Websites for Stony Point ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.clevelandchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Stony Point, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Stony Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Stony Point: This one is located in Cleveland County and the other is located in Alexander County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 28 communities that are also named Stony Point - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (3), Missouri, New York (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina, Tennessee (3) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stony Point.

Communities near Stony Point ...

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

  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gastonia
    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Stony Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<6>
  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Stony Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<6>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Stony Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
  • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Mountain
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Stony Point
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clover [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover
      • Clover [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Stony Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,800 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clover<6>
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryville
      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Stony Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<6>
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer City
      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Stony Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<6>
    • Dallas [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
      • Dallas [Gaston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Stony Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<6>
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Springs
      • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Stony Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<6>
    • Stanley [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
      • Stanley [Gaston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Stony Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,793 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stony Point ...

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

Adding Stony Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stony Point 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 Stony Point was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cleveland County: www.clevelandcounty.com/

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 Cleveland, 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 Stony Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Stony Point) 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 Stony Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stony PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stony Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3051, Longitude: -81.4326       In this case, the coordinates for Stony Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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