Joe, North Carolina

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Joe is located in North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°47′48″N 82°54′32″W / 35.79667°N 82.90889°W / 35.79667; -82.90889Coordinates: 35°47′48″N 82°54′32″W / 35.79667°N 82.90889°W / 35.79667; -82.90889
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyMadison County
2,644 ft (806 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)828
GNIS feature ID1024894[1]

Joe, North Carolina, is an unincorporated community south-southwest of Hot Springs, in Madison County, North Carolina. The community is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.[2]

A post office called Joe was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1953.[3] Joe has the name of a female first settler.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Joe Post Office
  2. ^ Madison County, North Carolina (PDF) (Map). Cartography by NCDOT. Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Transportation. September 2015. Retrieved April 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  4. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 71.