Mountain Park, North Carolina

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Mountain Park
Unincorporated community
Mountain Park is located in North Carolina
Mountain Park
Mountain Park
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°22′26″N 80°51′18″W / 36.37389°N 80.85500°W / 36.37389; -80.85500Coordinates: 36°22′26″N 80°51′18″W / 36.37389°N 80.85500°W / 36.37389; -80.85500
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Surry
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 28676 (State Road)
Area code(s) 336
GNIS feature ID 1021572

Mountain Park is an unincorporated community located in the Bryan Township of western Surry County, North Carolina. The community's unique name is derived from its "mountain location in a park-like setting."[1] Notable bluegrass musician Johnny Gentry is from Mountain Park.

Geography[edit]

The center of the community is the intersection of Mountain Park Road and Zephyr-Mountain Park Road. Located at the intersection is the former community post office, Mountain Park Baptist Church, Mountain Park Elementary School, and former community store.

Mountain Park is located at 36°22′26″N 80°51′18″W / 36.374°N 80.855°W / 36.374; -80.855 (36.374, -80.855).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.