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Welcome to Union ...

Union is located in Rutherford County<1>.

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

Union is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Union: (828)

Communities Also Named Union ...

While we believe that this Union is located in Rutherford County, we know of another 4 North Carolina communities named Union. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hertford, Macon, Transylvania and Union County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 121 communities that are also named Union - they are located in Alabama (10), Arizona, Arkansas (5), California (3), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (10), Illinois (5), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (6), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New Mexico, New York (3), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (6), Texas (9), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington (2), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Union ...

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

  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Union
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
  • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Union
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<5>
  • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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    • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Union
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
  • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Union
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<5>
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Union
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<5>
    • Columbus [Polk County]
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      • Columbus [Polk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesnee
      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<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 Union. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Union.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Union. 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 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Union - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Union) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3185, Longitude: -81.9909       In this case, the coordinates for Union have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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