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Welcome to Union Mills ...

Union Mills is located in Rutherford County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Union Mills: Union Mls. (or less commonly used: Union Mlls.)

Union Mills is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Union Mills: (828)

The ZIP code for Union Mills: 28167<3>

Communities Also Named Union Mills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Union Mills - they are located in California, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Union Mills ...

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

  • Marion [McDowell County]
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    • Marion [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Union Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Union Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<6>
  • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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    • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Union Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<6>
  • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Union Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glen Alpine [Burke County]
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      • Glen Alpine [Burke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Union Mills
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Alpine<6>
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Union Mills
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<6>
    • Old Fort [McDowell County]
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      • Old Fort [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Union Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Fort<6>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
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      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Union Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<6>
    • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander Mills
      • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Union Mills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Polkville [Cleveland County]
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      • Polkville [Cleveland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Union Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Union Mills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Union Mills.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union Mills ...

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

Adding Union Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Union Mills. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Union Mills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Union Mills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Union Mills or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Union Mills) 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 Union Mills. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Union MillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4881, Longitude: -81.9633    
<5>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.
<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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