Tryon, Polk County, North Carolina

Tryon: Town in North Carolina, United States

About

Tryon is a town located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,646 and a population density of 317 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,635 inhabitants.

The town was created 137 years ago in 1884.

Quick Facts about Tryon

Population : 1,635 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 28782
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 5.19 km2
Named for : William Tryon
Altitude : 1,102 feet / 336 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1885 (137 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 21:57:27 (6th December 2022)
Density : 315 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.67% (2010-2020)
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Location of Tryon on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Tryon is located at 35°12'29"N 82°14'18"W (35.2081700, -82.2384500).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Tryon decreased by 0.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,646 - census
2011 1,608 -2.36% estimation process
2012 1,608 0% estimation process
2013 1,614 0.37% estimation process
2014 1,609 -0.31% estimation process
2015 1,612 0.19% estimation process
2016 1,607 -0.31% estimation process
2017 1,612 0.31% estimation process
2018 1,615 0.19% estimation process
2019 1,615 0% estimation process
2020 1,635 1.22% estimation process

Tryon zip code is 28782. County name: Polk, County fips: 37149

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People born in Tryon (4)

People born in Tryon, including singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist Nina Simone, basketball player Harthorne Wingo, actress and singer Crystal R. Fox, .

List

  • Ligon Flynn (American architect) he was born in 24/02/1931

Schools in Tryon

College & universities near Tryon, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198039 Blue Ridge Community College Flat Rock (NC) 28731-4728

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tryon, NC

Code Name Address Type
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL

Post offices near Tryon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tryon Post Office Tryon (NC) 28782

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Tryon , Oklahoma town in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, United States with a population of 496 people.

Other cities in Polk County

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

City Name Population Title
Columbus 1,007 Town in Polk County, North Carolina, United States
Saluda 703 Human settlement in North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Tryon distances to largest North Carolina cities