Tyro, North Carolina
|Tyro, North Carolina|
|• Total||12.9 sq mi (33.3 km2)|
|• Land||12.9 sq mi (33.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||828 ft (252 m)|
|• Density||302/sq mi (116.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||996400|
Tyro is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located 7 miles (11 km) west of Lexington and 24 miles (39 km) south of Winston-Salem in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census the community had a population of 3,879.
Tyro is located in western Davidson County along North Carolina Highway 150. Neighboring communities include Reeds to the northeast on NC 150, Churchland to the southwest on NC 150, Linwood to the southeast, and the city of Lexington to the east.
Tyro is home to West Davidson High School (2012 Davidson County Quiz Bowl Champs), West Davidson High School, as well as Tyro Middle School; both of which are part of the Davidson County School System.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Tyro CDP, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Edwards, Deneesha. "WDHS takes home quiz bowl title". The Dispatch.
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