Barnard, North Carolina

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Barnard
Barnard is located in North Carolina
Barnard
Barnard
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°50′22″N 82°45′15″W / 35.83944°N 82.75417°W / 35.83944; -82.75417Coordinates: 35°50′22″N 82°45′15″W / 35.83944°N 82.75417°W / 35.83944; -82.75417
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyMadison County
Founded1830
Elevation
1,535 ft (468 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28753
Area code(s)828
GNIS feature ID1018967[1]

Barnard is an unincorporated community in Madison County, North Carolina, United States. The community, originally known as Barnard's Station, was established as a post office as early as 1830; it was named for an early settler in the area. Located along the banks of the French Broad River, in central Madison County, the community is accessible via Barnard Road (SR 1151), which connects to NC 213. The Norfolk Southern S-Line also travels through the community.[2] The community is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Barnard, North Carolina
  2. ^ Madison County, North Carolina (PDF) (Map). Cartography by NCDOT. Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Transportation. September 2015. Retrieved April 7, 2016.