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Welcome to Laurel Fork ...

Laurel Fork is located in Carroll County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Laurel Fork: Laurel Frk.

Laurel Fork is 2,760 feet [841 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Laurel Fork is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Laurel Fork: (276)

Communities Also Named Laurel Fork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Laurel Fork - they are located in Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Laurel Fork ...

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

  • Mount Airy [Surry County]
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    • Mount Airy [Surry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Laurel Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Airy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<5>
  • Hillsville [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsville
    • Hillsville [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Laurel Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,686 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsville<5>
  • Stuart [Patrick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuart
    • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Laurel Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<5>
  • Floyd [Floyd County]
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    • Floyd [Floyd County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Laurel Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floyd
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Floyd<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Meadows of Dan [Patrick County]
    • Ararat [Patrick County]
    • Carters Mill [Patrick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carters Mill
      • Carters Mill [Patrick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Laurel Fork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carters Mill
    • Dugspur [Carroll County]
    • Fancy Gap [Carroll County]
    • Cana [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cana
      • Cana [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Laurel Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cana<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 Laurel Fork. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Laurel Fork.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laurel Fork ...

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

Adding Laurel Fork to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

The official website for Carroll County: www.co.carroll.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Carroll, 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 Laurel Fork - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Laurel Fork) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laurel Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7176, Longitude: -80.5187       In this case, the coordinates for Laurel Fork 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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