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Welcome to Vashti ...

Vashti is located in Alexander County<1>.

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

Vashti is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Vashti: (828)

Communities Also Named Vashti ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Vashti - they are located in Alabama, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Vashti ...

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

  • Statesville [Iredell County]
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    • Statesville [Iredell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Vashti
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,045 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statesville<5>
  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
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    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Vashti
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<5>
  • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Vashti
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Claremont [Catawba County]
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      • Claremont [Catawba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Vashti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claremont<5>
    • Harmony [Iredell County]
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      • Harmony [Iredell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Vashti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony 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 Harmony<5>
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
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      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Vashti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<5>
    • Love Valley [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Valley
      • Love Valley [Iredell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Vashti
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Love Valley<5>
    • Hiddenite [Alexander County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiddenite
      • Hiddenite [Alexander County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Vashti
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hiddenite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiddenite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hiddenite<5>
    • Midway [Alexander County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Alexander County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Vashti
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vashti ...

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

Adding Vashti to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Vashti on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

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About Alexander County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Alexander County: www.co.alexander.nc.us/

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 Alexander, 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 Vashti - 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' (or 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- Vashti) 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 Vashti. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VashtiOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vashti. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9979, Longitude: -81.1054       In this case, the coordinates for Vashti 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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