Oak Grove, Surry County, North Carolina

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Oak Grove is an unincorporated community in northern Surry County, North Carolina near Bottom.

Geography[edit]

It is located between the Wood Fork Branch and the Little Fisher River (Powell 1968, p. 359). Roughly centered around the intersection of Oak Grove Church Road and West Pine Street (North Carolina Highway 89), the community lies in the vicinity of the N.C. Highway 89 interchange with Interstate 77. Prominent landmarks include Oak Grove Baptist Church.

Architectural significance[edit]

Haystack Farm, an example of Italianate architecture from the late 19th century on the List of Registered Historic Places in North Carolina, is located here.[1]

Other places called Oak Grove in Surry County[edit]

Oak Grove (36.490, -80.575)[2] is also the name of a small community on North Carolina Highway 89 (Westfield Road) near Bannertown. This Oak Grove is named for the Oak Grove United Methodist Church located here.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ National Register of Historic Places in Surry County, N.C.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

References[edit]

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°29′02″N 80°45′25″W / 36.484°N 80.757°W / 36.484; -80.757