Grassy Creek, Ashe County, North Carolina

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Grassy Creek is an unincorporated community in the Grassy Creek Township of Ashe County, North Carolina near the border with the state of Virginia.

History[edit]

Grassy Creek was established around 1788 (Powell 1968, p. 199).

The Grassy Creek Historic District and William Waddell House were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Grassy Creek's Zip Code Tabulation Area (Zip Code 27507) has a population of 511 as of the 2000 census. The population is 53.4% male and 46.6% female. About 92.2% of the population is white, 1.2% African-American, 0.6% American Indian, 7.8% Hispanic, 5.3% some other race and 0.8% of people are two or more races.

The median household income is $28,654 with 21.8% of the population living below the poverty line.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 

Powell, William S. (1968), The North Carolina Gazetteer: A Dictionary of Tar Heel Places, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ISBN 0-8078-1247-1 

Coordinates: 36°34′25″N 81°23′19″W / 36.5737341°N 81.3887137°W / 36.5737341; -81.3887137