Sugar Mountain North Carolina
Sugar Mountain is a village in Avery County, North Carolina. The village is located on Sugar Mountain’s north slope. The population was 371 at the 2020 census.
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina
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|Named For||Maple Syrup|
Maple Trees and Maple Sugar
The name originates from the numerous maple trees that covered the mountain. Many used to tap the trees to make maple syrup.
Hardy, Michael. “A Few Avery County Place Names.” Avery Journal, https://www.averyjournal.com/avery/a-few-avery-county-place-names/article_fdeabb55-21dc-5180-a810-f1f85c9e30aa.html.
Location: 36°7′28″N 81°52′32″W
Area – Land: 2.46 sq mi
Area – Water: 0.00 sq mi
Total Area: 2.46 sq mi
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Sugar Mountain Nearby Cemeteries
*Avery County was created February 23, 1911 from Caldwell, Mitchell and Watauga Counties.