Jefferson Ashe County, North Carolina

Jefferson: Town in North Carolina, USA

Jefferson locator map
Location of Jefferson on North Carolina map.

About

Jefferson is a town located in the county of Ashe in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,611 and a population density of 298 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,534 inhabitants.

The town was created 222 years ago in 1798.

Mount Jefferson-27527-2 image
Mount Jefferson-27527-2
Mount Jefferson-27527-2 image

Geography

Jefferson is located at 36°25'13"N 81°28'24"W (36.4204000, -81.4734400).

Jefferson map

Weather

Jefferson forecast: Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind around 5 mph. more

Jefferson Quick Facts

Population : 1,534 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Ashe County
Postal code : 28640
Phone Area Codes : 336
Area : 5.4 km2
Named for : Thomas Jefferson
Altitude : 2,920 feet / 890 meters
Capital city : Jefferson is capital of Ashe County
Establishment : January 01, 1799 (222 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:54:21 (19th October 2021)
Density : 284 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.02% (2010-2020)
Weather : 68℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Jefferson decreased by 5.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,611 - census
2011 1,581 -1.9% estimation process
2012 1,578 -0.19% estimation process
2013 1,523 -3.61% estimation process
2014 1,531 0.52% estimation process
2015 1,520 -0.72% estimation process
2016 1,510 -0.66% estimation process
2017 1,522 0.79% estimation process
2018 1,531 0.59% estimation process
2019 1,533 0.13% estimation process
2020 1,534 0.07% estimation process

Jefferson zip code is 28640. County name: Ashe, County fips: 37009

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People born in Jefferson (1)

American politician Steve Goss was born in Jefferson

Schools in Jefferson

College & universities near Jefferson, NC

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

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jefferson, NC

Code Name Address Type
WNS Winston-Salem, North Carolina 100 West 5th Street BUS
UWS Winston-Salem State Univ, Winston-Salem, North Car 601 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr BUS

Post offices near Jefferson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Jefferson Post Office Jefferson (NC) 28640

Other places with the same name (19)

Other cities in Ashe County

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

City Name Population Title
West Jefferson 1,313 Town in North Carolina, United States
Lansing 154 Town in North Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Jefferson distances to largest North Carolina cities