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Welcome to Tryon ...

Tryon is located in Gaston County<1>.

Tryon is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Tryon: (704) and (980)<3>

Websites for Tryon ...

Official Website:   www.tryon-nc.com/

Junior League:   www.jlgaston.org/

Communities Also Named Tryon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Tryon: This one is located in Gaston County and the other is located in Polk County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 8 communities that are also named Tryon - they are located in Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Tryon ...

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

  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gastonia
    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Tryon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<5>
  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Tryon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<5>
  • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Holly
    • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Tryon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<5>
  • Belmont [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
    • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Tryon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Tryon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<5>
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Mountain
      • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Tryon
      • 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<5>
    • Clover [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover
      • Clover [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Tryon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,800 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clover<5>
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryville
      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Tryon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<5>
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer City
      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Tryon
      • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<5>
    • Dallas [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
      • Dallas [Gaston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Tryon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tryon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in North Carolina

About Gaston County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tryon: www.tryon-nc.com/

The official website for Gaston County: www.co.gaston.nc.us/

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 Gaston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tryon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<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 from Point A (ie- Tryon) 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 Tryon. 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 TryonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tryon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3397, Longitude: -81.3221    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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