Loafers Glory, North Carolina

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Loafers Glory
Unincorporated community
Loafers Glory is located in North Carolina
Loafers Glory
Loafers Glory
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°00′47″N 82°11′14″W / 36.01306°N 82.18722°W / 36.01306; -82.18722Coordinates: 36°00′47″N 82°11′14″W / 36.01306°N 82.18722°W / 36.01306; -82.18722
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Mitchell County
Elevation 2,313 ft (705 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28705
Area code(s) 828
GNIS feature ID 1021254[1]

Loafers Glory is an unincorporated community in Mitchell County, North Carolina, United States.[1] Located at the intersection of NC 226 and NC 226A, along the banks of the North Toe River; 2.5 miles (4.0 km) west of Bakersville.

It was named for the idle, or loafing, men who were a fixture at the town's general store.[2]