Heaton North Carolina
Heaton is an unincorporated community in Avery County, North Carolina. The community is located along NC 194, centered at the Heaton Bridge, which crosses over the Elk River.
Heaton, North Carolina
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Originally called Ford of Elk, the post office of Hale was established in 1889 and discontinued in 1915. The name was changed to Heaton in honor of the Heaton family who moved into the area from Carter County, Tenn. The Heaton Post office was established in 1914 and discontinued in 1953.
Location: 36°10′22″N 81°56′33″W
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Heaton Nearby Cemeteries
*Avery County was created February 23, 1911 from Caldwell, Mitchell and Watauga Counties.