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Welcome to Sugar Hill ...

Sugar Hill is located in McDowell County<1>.

Sugar Hill is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Sugar Hill: (828)

Communities Also Named Sugar Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Sugar Hill: This one is located in McDowell County and the other is located in Scotland County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 21 communities that are also named Sugar Hill - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (5), Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (2), Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sugar Hill.

Communities near Sugar Hill ...

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

  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Mountain
    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Sugar Hill
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Mountain<5>
  • Marion [McDowell County]
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    • Marion [McDowell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Sugar Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Sugar Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
  • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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    • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Sugar Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Sugar Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
    • Glen Alpine [Burke County]
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      • Glen Alpine [Burke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Sugar Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Alpine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Alpine<5>
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Sugar Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<5>
    • Montreat [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montreat
      • Montreat [Buncombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Sugar Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 939 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montreat have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montreat<5>
    • Old Fort [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Fort
      • Old Fort [McDowell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Sugar Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Fort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Fort<5>
    • Ruth [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruth
      • Ruth [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Sugar Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruth

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sugar Hill ...

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

Adding Sugar Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About McDowell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 McDowell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sugar Hill - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sugar Hill) 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 Sugar Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sugar HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sugar Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5848, Longitude: -82.0424    
<4>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.
<5>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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