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Welcome to Tuckasegee ...

Tuckasegee is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Tuckasegee: tuck-uh-SEE-jee<3>

Tuckasegee is 2,160 feet [658 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Tuckasegee is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Tuckasegee: (828)

Communities near Tuckasegee ...

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

  • Waynesville [Haywood County]
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    • Waynesville [Haywood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Tuckasegee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesville<6>
  • Franklin [Macon County]
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    • Franklin [Macon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Tuckasegee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,121 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Sylva [Jackson County]
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    • Sylva [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Tuckasegee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,739 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylva<6>
  • Hazelwood [Haywood County]
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    • Hazelwood [Haywood County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Tuckasegee
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maggie Valley [Haywood County]
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      • Maggie Valley [Haywood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Tuckasegee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maggie Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maggie Valley<6>
    • Highlands [Jackson County]
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      • Highlands [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Tuckasegee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highlands have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highlands<6>
    • Rosman [Transylvania County]
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      • Rosman [Transylvania County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Tuckasegee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosman<6>
    • Webster [Jackson County]
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      • Webster [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Tuckasegee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Forest Hills [Jackson County]
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      • Forest Hills [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Tuckasegee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 376 people
      • Forest Hills has also been known as:
      • Forest Hills village
      • Village of Forest Hills
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Hills<6>
    • Dillsboro [Jackson County]
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      • Dillsboro [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Tuckasegee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillsboro<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tuckasegee ...

Looking for more information about Tuckasegee? 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 Tuckasegee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tuckasegee.

Adding Tuckasegee to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jackson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.jacksonnc.org/

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 Jackson, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tuckasegee. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tuckasegee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Tuckasegee) 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 Tuckasegee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TuckasegeeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuckasegee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2704, Longitude: -83.1226       In this case, the coordinates for Tuckasegee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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