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Dana, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Henderson
Area
 • Total 8.928 sq mi (23.12 km2)
 • Land 8.905 sq mi (23.06 km2)
 • Water 0.023 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
2,251 ft (686 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,329
 • Density 372.87/sq mi (143.967/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28724
Area code(s) 828
GNIS feature ID 983935

Dana is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States. Its population was 3,329 as of the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Dana has been in operation since 1892. The community was named for Dana Hadley, the son of the original owner of the town site.

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