Grandmother Mountain (North Carolina)

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Grandmother Mountain
Grandmother Mountain, from atop Grandfather Mountain.jpg
Grandmother Mountain, from atop Grandfather Mountain
Elevation 4,603 ft (1,403 m)[1]
Prominence 240 ft (73 m)
Location
Grandmother Mountain is located in North Carolina
Grandmother Mountain
Grandmother Mountain
Location in North Carolina
Location Avery County, North Carolina, U.S.
Range Blue Ridge Mountains
Coordinates 36°03′35″N 81°50′33″W / 36.05972°N 81.84250°W / 36.05972; -81.84250Coordinates: 36°03′35″N 81°50′33″W / 36.05972°N 81.84250°W / 36.05972; -81.84250[1]
Topo map USGS Grandfather Mountain

Grandmother Mountain is a mountain in the North Carolina High Country, near the community of Linville. It is wholly in the Pisgah National Forest and next to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Its elevation reaches 4,603 feet (1,403 m). The mountain generates feeder streams for the Linville River.

On top of Grandmother Mountain is the WUNE-DT tower,[2] broadcasting the University of North Carolina Public Television (UNC-TV/PBS) on channel 17.

Wilkes County[edit]

There is also a Grandmother Mountain in Wilkes County, North Carolina with an elevation of 3,379 ft (1,030 m).[3]

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