Zirconia, North Carolina

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Zirconia, North Carolina
Zirconia is located in North Carolina
Zirconia
Zirconia
Zirconia is located in the United States
Zirconia
Zirconia
Coordinates: 35°14′30″N 82°24′58″W / 35.24167°N 82.41611°W / 35.24167; -82.41611Coordinates: 35°14′30″N 82°24′58″W / 35.24167°N 82.41611°W / 35.24167; -82.41611
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyHenderson
Elevation
2,185 ft (666 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28790
Area code(s)828
GNIS feature ID1023354[1]

Zirconia is an unincorporated community in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States. Zirconia is located on North Carolina Highway 225 5.9 miles (9.5 km) south-southeast of Hendersonville. Zirconia has a post office with ZIP code 28790, which opened on June 9, 1853.[2][3] The community was named for the valuable deposits of zircon in the area.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zirconia". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved March 10, 2013.
  4. ^ Kramp, Penn (Feb 22, 1987). "Tuxedo: It's not formal wear". The Times-News. p. 27. Retrieved 23 May 2015.