Gerton, North Carolina

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Gerton, North Carolina
Gerton is located in North Carolina
Gerton
Gerton
Gerton is located in the United States
Gerton
Gerton
Coordinates: 35°28′45″N 82°20′53″W / 35.47917°N 82.34806°W / 35.47917; -82.34806Coordinates: 35°28′45″N 82°20′53″W / 35.47917°N 82.34806°W / 35.47917; -82.34806
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyHenderson County
Area
 • Total3.80 sq mi (9.83 km2)
 • Land3.80 sq mi (9.83 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
2,671 ft (814 m)
Population
 • Total254
 • Density67/sq mi (25.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28735[1]
Area code(s)828
GNIS feature ID985642[2]
FIPS code37-25900

Gerton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 254.[3] It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

The community is located along Gerton Highway (US 74A), 19.7 miles (31.7 km) northeast of Hendersonville, along the banks of Hickory Creek,[4][5] part of the Broad River watershed. It is 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Asheville via US 74A.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Gerton CDP has an area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), all of it recorded as land.[3]

Services[edit]

Fire protection is provided by Gerton Fire and Rescue, which has a class 6 DOI rating.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ "Gerton, North Carolina". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-04-30.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Gerton CDP, North Carolina". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  4. ^ "Hickory Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-05-05.
  5. ^ Google (2012-05-05). "Hendersonville to Gerton" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2012-05-05.

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