Edneyville, North Carolina

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Edneyville, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Edneyville, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Edneyville, North Carolina
Edneyville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°23′38″N 82°20′27″W / 35.39389°N 82.34083°W / 35.39389; -82.34083Coordinates: 35°23′38″N 82°20′27″W / 35.39389°N 82.34083°W / 35.39389; -82.34083
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Henderson
Area[1]
 • Total 10.748 sq mi (27.84 km2)
 • Land 10.739 sq mi (27.81 km2)
 • Water 0.009 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation 2,244 ft (684 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,367
 • Density 220/sq mi (85/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28727
Area code(s) 828
GNIS feature ID 984645[3]

Edneyville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States. Its population was 2,367 as of the 2010 census.[2]

A post office called Edneyville has been in operation since 1828.[4] Rev. Samuel Edney served as postmaster, and gave the community his name.[5]

Since 1998 Edneyville is home of the North Carolina Justice Academy, a division of the North Carolina Department of Justice. The institution is currently located on the grounds were once was the Edneyville High School.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Edneyville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "Henderson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Kramp, Penn (Feb 22, 1987). "Tuxedo: It's not formal wear". The Times-News. p. 27. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "North Carolina Justice Academy Official Website". Retrieved 10 June 2013.