Twin Oaks, North Carolina

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Twin Oaks
Twin Oaks is located in North Carolina
Twin Oaks
Twin Oaks
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°31′39″N 81°09′47″W / 36.52750°N 81.16306°W / 36.52750; -81.16306Coordinates: 36°31′39″N 81°09′47″W / 36.52750°N 81.16306°W / 36.52750; -81.16306
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyAlleghany County
Elevation
2,739 ft (835 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28675
Area code(s)336
GNIS feature ID996387[1]

Twin Oaks is an unincorporated community in Alleghany County, North Carolina, United States. The community is located at the intersection of US 21 and US 221, 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of Sparta. Twin Oaks obtained its name from a pair of large oak trees that stood near where the abandoned Twin Oaks Drive-In Theater now stands.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Twin Oaks, North Carolina
  2. ^ "Alleghany County A History of Strong Communities". Retrieved 2011-02-13.