Barnardsville, North Carolina facts for kids
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Barnardsville, circa 1921
|Elevation||2,201 ft (671 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1018968|
Barnard's Inn was established at the settlement by Hezekiah and Hester Barnard in the early 1800s.
A post office was established in 1875.
Barnardsville incorporated in 1959, and established its own police force and fire department. The town dissolved its incorporation in 1965 for financial reasons.
Located at the settlement is an elementary school, a restaurant, a post office, many churches, and the Big Ivy Community Center, where Mountain Heritage Day is celebrated on the first Saturday of October. Access to the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway is available through Barnardsville.
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