Blowing Rock Watauga County, North Carolina

Blowing Rock: Town in North Carolina, United States

About

Blowing Rock is a town located in the county of Watauga in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,241 and a population density of 157 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,316 inhabitants.

The town was created 133 years ago in 1888.

Blowing Rock Quick Facts

Population : 1,316 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Watauga County
Postal code : 28605
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 7.89 km2
Altitude : 3,566 feet / 1087 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:07:30 (6th October 2022)
Density : 167 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.7% (2010-2020)
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Location of Blowing Rock on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Blowing Rock is located at 36°8'6"N 81°40'39"W (36.1351300, -81.6776100).

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Demographics

The population of Blowing Rock increased by 5.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,241 - census
2011 1,266 1.97% estimation process
2012 1,252 -1.12% estimation process
2013 1,196 -4.68% estimation process
2014 1,224 2.29% estimation process
2015 1,231 0.57% estimation process
2016 1,247 1.28% estimation process
2017 1,278 2.43% estimation process
2018 1,327 3.69% estimation process
2019 1,324 -0.23% estimation process
2020 1,316 -0.61% estimation process

Blowing Rock zip code is 28605. County name: Watauga, County fips: 37189

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People born in Blowing Rock (3)

People born in Blowing Rock, including writer Tom Robbins, Old Testament scholar Christopher Seitz, politician Deanna Ballard, .

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Schools in Blowing Rock

College & universities near Blowing Rock, NC

Code Name City ZIP
197869 Appalachian State University Boone (NC) 28608

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Blowing Rock, NC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Blowing Rock

Post Office Name City ZIP
Blowing Rock Post Office Blowing Rock (NC) 28605

Other cities in Watauga County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Watauga County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Boone 20,003 City in Iowa, United States
Beech Mountain 320 Human settlement in Avery County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Blowing Rock distances to largest North Carolina cities