Avery County

Avery County, North Carolina
Location NameLocation TypePopulationElevationNamed For
AltamontUnincorporated1,3763,268“High Mountain”
Banner ElkTown1,4733,701Martin Banner
Beech MountainTown7665,506Beech Mountain
Carey’s FlatTownshipaka Gragg, NC
CranberryUnincorporated5383,130Cranberry Creek
CrossnoreTown2393,369George Crossnore
Elk ParkTown4953,166Number of elk in the area.
GraggUnincorporated2,664William Gragg / AKA: Carey’s Flat
GrandfatherVillage243,914Grandfather Mountain
HeatonUnincorporated3373,045Heaton Family / AKA: Ford of Elk
IngallsUnincorporated3,2262,766Senator James J. Ingalls
LinvilleCensus Designated Place4263,665William Linville
Linville FallsUnincorporated1353,268William Linville
MinneapolisTown3003,665Minneapolis, MN by Dr. L. E. Clark
MontezumaUnincorporated3503,766Aztec Chief / AKA: Bull Scrape
NewlandTown7103,606Lt. Governor William Calhoun Newland
PineolaUnincorporated9823,550Pine trees growing in the vicinity and for Ola Penland, daughter of a local hotel keeper.
PlumtreeUnincorporated6582,867Wild Plumtrees
Roaring CreekUnincorporated4382,982Roaring Creek
Seven DevilsTown4413,9447 Founders / 7 Peaks
Sugar MountainVillage3714,432Snow on the mountain resembled grains of sugar.
Three MileUnincorporated2,890The distance of three miles between US 19-E to US 221.