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(within Swain County, State of North Carolina)

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Welcome to Birdtown ...

Birdtown is located in Swain County.

Birdtown is 1,860 feet [567 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Birdtown is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.

We know of 3 communities that are also named Birdtown. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Birdtown contains a list of those communities.

Population Details ...

While we we don't have population counts for Birdtown, we do have some information about the surrounding area on the Census Page for Birdtown.

Communities near Birdtown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2013<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bryson City   [Map]     1,422   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dillsboro   [Map]     237   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Forest Hills   [Map]     364   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Franklin   [Map]     3,898   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hazelwood   [Map]     ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Maggie Valley   [Map]     1,222   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Birdtown. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Birdtown. 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 Birdtown.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Birdtown. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The Panormaio photo collection might have pictures for the area around Birdtown:

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Birdtown - 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Birdtown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Birdtown) to Point B.

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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 Birdtown.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Birdtown.



 
 
 

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