Sturgills, North Carolina

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


Sturgills was named for a former Sheriff B. Sturgills who was instrumental in the founding of the community's former post office (Powell 1968, p. 479).


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°33′19″N 81°29′54″W / 36.5553994°N 81.4984418°W / 36.5553994; -81.4984418