Paint Rock, North Carolina

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Paint Rock
Paint Rock is located in North Carolina
Paint Rock
Paint Rock
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°55′50″N 82°53′23″W / 35.93056°N 82.88972°W / 35.93056; -82.88972Coordinates: 35°55′50″N 82°53′23″W / 35.93056°N 82.88972°W / 35.93056; -82.88972
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyMadison County
1,266 ft (386 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)828
GNIS feature ID1021780[1]

Paint Rock is an unincorporated community in Madison County, North Carolina, United States. The community is named after the nearby mountain of the same name along the North Carolina–Tennessee state line. Located along the south banks of the French Broad River, the community is accessible via Paint Rock Road (SR 1300), which connects to US 25/US 70. The Norfolk Southern S-Line also travels through the community.[2] The community is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Paint Rock, North Carolina
  2. ^ Madison County, North Carolina (PDF) (Map). Cartography by NCDOT. Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Transportation. September 2015. Enlarged Municipal and Suburban Areas inset. Retrieved April 7, 2016.