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Mount Carmel, Virginia
(Smyth County)

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Welcome to Mount Carmel ...

Mount Carmel is located in Smyth County.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Carmel: Mt. Carmel

Mount Carmel is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Mount Carmel is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Mount Carmel is within the (276) area code.

Communities near Mount Carmel ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Mount Carmel and not the distance as if you drove.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Adwolf   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Allison Gap   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chilhowie   [Map]   1,729   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fleet   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glade Spring   [Map]   1,429   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rural Retreat   [Map]   1,462   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mount Carmel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Mount Carmel: This one is located in Smyth County and the other is located in Halifax County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 57 communities that are also named Mount Carmel - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Mississippi (2), Missouri, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario (6), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah and West Virginia.

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

See 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 Mount Carmel. 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 Mount Carmel. 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 Mount Carmel.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Carmel ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Smyth County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Smyth County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Carmel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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- Mount Carmel) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Carmel. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Carmel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Carmel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8531, Longitude: -81.4771     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Carmel.

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