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Tryon, North Carolina
Welcome to Tryon ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tryon has a population of 1,615 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Tryon.
Tryon is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Tryon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Tryon is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.
The ZIP code for Tryon: 28782<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tryon had an population of 1,615 people. This is a decrease of 1.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.24% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tryon had a population of 1,646 people (which is 8.03% of the total population of Polk County). This makes Tryon the county's most populous community.
The population of Tryon represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 273rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,646 people, the population of Tryon decreased 6.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,760 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tryon.
Communities Also Named Tryon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Tryon: This one is located in Polk County and the other is located in Gaston 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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Tryon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tryon.
Adding Tryon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Tryon 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 Tryon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Tryon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tryon on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tryon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Polk County: www.polknc.org
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022