Aquone, North Carolina

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Aquone, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Aquone, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Aquone, North Carolina
Aquone, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°12′26″N 83°37′38″W / 35.20722°N 83.62722°W / 35.20722; -83.62722Coordinates: 35°12′26″N 83°37′38″W / 35.20722°N 83.62722°W / 35.20722; -83.62722
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Macon
Elevation 3,327 ft (1,014 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28781
Area code(s) 828
GNIS feature ID 1018838[1]

Aquone is an unincorporated community in Macon County, North Carolina, United States. Aquone is located near the Nantahala River 29 miles (47 km) west of Franklin.[1] Aquone had a post office until it closed on January 12, 1996.[2] The community's name comes from the Native American word egwanul'ti, meaning "by the river".[1]

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