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Welcome to Thermal City ...

Thermal City is located in Rutherford County<1>.

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

Thermal City is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Thermal City lies within the (828) area code.

Communities near Thermal City ...

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

  • Marion [McDowell County]
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    • Marion [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Thermal City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Thermal City
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Thermal City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
  • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Thermal City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glen Alpine [Burke County]
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      • Glen Alpine [Burke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Thermal City
      • 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.<2> 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Thermal City
      • 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.<2> 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>
    • Old Fort [McDowell County]
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      • Old Fort [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Thermal City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellenboro
      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Thermal City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<5>
    • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander Mills
      • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Thermal City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander Mills
    • Polkville [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polkville
      • Polkville [Cleveland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Thermal City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thermal City ...

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

Adding Thermal City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Thermal City 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 Thermal City was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

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 Rutherford, 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 Thermal City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thermal City) 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 Thermal City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thermal CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thermal City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5193, Longitude: -81.9748       In this case, the coordinates for Thermal City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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