A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Vilas, North Carolina
Welcome to Vilas ...
The location of Vilas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Vilas is 2,740 feet [835 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Vilas is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Vilas lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Vilas lies within the (828) area code.
Communities Also Named Vilas ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Vilas - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vilas.
Communities near Vilas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Vilas.
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 Vilas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vilas.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vilas. 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 Vilas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vilas. See our Newspapers Page for Vilas.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vilas ...
Looking for more information about Vilas? 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 Vilas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vilas.
Adding Vilas to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Vilas 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 Vilas was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Vilas on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Vilas on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vilas. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Watauga County: www.wataugacounty.org/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022