Horneytown, North Carolina

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Horneytown, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Horneytown is located in North Carolina
Horneytown is located in the US
Coordinates: 36°01′10″N 80°03′36″W / 36.01944°N 80.06000°W / 36.01944; -80.06000Coordinates: 36°01′10″N 80°03′36″W / 36.01944°N 80.06000°W / 36.01944; -80.06000
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Forsyth
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 336
GNIS feature ID 987072[1]

Horneytown is an unincorporated community in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. Horneytown is 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of High Point.

Horneytown was named for the Horney family of early settlers.[2] It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.[3][4]

Fire protection services in Horneytown and the surrounding area is provided by the Horneytown Fire Department, a volunteer fire department established in 1958.[5][6]