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The location of Vale













Welcome to Vale ...

Vale is located in Avery County.

The location of Vale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Vale is 3,540 feet [1,079 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Vale is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Vale lies within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Vale ...

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

Beyond North Carolina, there are 11 communities that are also named Vale - they are located in California, Maryland, Missouri (2), Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vale. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vale. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vale.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Vale:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vale ...

Looking for more information about Vale? 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.

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

Communities near Vale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Vale

Located in Carter County (TN)

Boone   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Vale

Located in Watauga County

Woodby Hill   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Vale

Located in Carter County (TN)

Spruce Pine   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Vale

Located in Mitchell County

Norris   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Vale

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Roan Mountain   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Vale

Located in Carter County (TN)

Blowing Rock   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Vale

Located in Caldwell County

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Vale

Bakersville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Vale

Located in Mitchell County

Elk Park   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Vale

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Vale.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Avery County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vale) 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 Vale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0971, Longitude: -81.9451     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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