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Welcome to Topia ...

Topia is located in Alleghany County<1>.

Topia is 2,570 feet [783 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Topia is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Topia: (336)

Communities near Topia ...

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

  • Sparta [Alleghany County]
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    • Sparta [Alleghany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Topia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,723 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
  • Jefferson [Ashe County]
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    • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Topia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
  • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
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    • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Topia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<5>
  • Independence [Grayson County]
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    • Independence [Grayson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Topia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 887 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Trout Dale [Grayson County]
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      • Trout Dale [Grayson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Topia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trout Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trout Dale<5>
    • Lansing [Ashe County]
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      • Lansing [Ashe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Topia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<5>
    • Crumpler [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crumpler
      • Crumpler [Ashe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Topia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crumpler have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crumpler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crumpler<5>
    • Grassy Creek [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassy Creek
      • Grassy Creek [Ashe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Topia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grassy Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grassy Creek<5>
    • Mouth-of-Wilson [Grayson County]
    • Amelia [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amelia
      • Amelia [Alleghany County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Topia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amelia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Topia ...

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

Adding Topia to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alleghany County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Topia. 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 Alleghany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Topia - 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- Topia) 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 Topia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TopiaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Topia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5158, Longitude: -81.3176    
<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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