Horse Shoe, North Carolina

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Horse Shoe, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Horse Shoe, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Horse Shoe, North Carolina
Horse Shoe, North Carolina
Horse Shoe, North Carolina is located in USA
Horse Shoe, North Carolina
Horse Shoe, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°20′35″N 82°33′23″W / 35.34306°N 82.55639°W / 35.34306; -82.55639Coordinates: 35°20′35″N 82°33′23″W / 35.34306°N 82.55639°W / 35.34306; -82.55639
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Henderson
Area[1]
 • Total 7.572 sq mi (19.61 km2)
 • Land 7.460 sq mi (19.32 km2)
 • Water 0.112 sq mi (0.29 km2)
Elevation 2,090 ft (640 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,351
 • Density 310/sq mi (120/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28742
Area code(s) 828
GNIS feature ID 1020842[3]

Horse Shoe is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States.[3] Its ZIP code is 28742.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,351.[2]

The community took its name from a nearby meander in the French Broad River.[5]

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. ^ a b "Horse Shoe, North Carolina". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  5. ^ Kramp, Penn (Feb 22, 1987). "Tuxedo: It's not formal wear". The Times-News. p. 27. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 

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