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Relief, North Carolina
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Coordinates: 36°02′03″N 82°17′36″W / 36.03417°N 82.29333°W / 36.03417; -82.29333Coordinates: 36°02′03″N 82°17′36″W / 36.03417°N 82.29333°W / 36.03417; -82.29333
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Mitchell
Named for Hart's Relief
Elevation
2,103 ft (641 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28740
Area code(s) 828
GNIS feature ID 1014824

Relief is an unincorporated community in Mitchell County, North Carolina, United States. The community is located along the banks of the North Toe River, connected to North Carolina Highway 197 (NC 197) via Relief Road (SR 1314).

History

A post office called Relief was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1974. It is unclear why the name "Relief" was applied to this community.

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