Grassy Creek, Ashe County, North Carolina

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Grassy Creek is an unincorporated community in the Grassy Creek Township of Ashe County, North Carolina near the border with the state of Virginia.


Grassy Creek was established around 1788 (Powell 1968, p. 199).

The Grassy Creek Historic District and William Waddell House were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]


Grassy Creek's Zip Code Tabulation Area (Zip Code 27507) has a population of 511 as of the 2000 census. The population is 53.4% male and 46.6% female. About 92.2% of the population is white, 1.2% African-American, 0.6% American Indian, 7.8% Hispanic, 5.3% some other race and 0.8% of people are two or more races.

The median household income is $28,654 with 21.8% of the population living below the poverty line.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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°34′25″N 81°23′19″W / 36.5737341°N 81.3887137°W / 36.5737341; -81.3887137