Elk Knob (Watauga County, North Carolina) Article

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Elk Knob
Elk Knob is located in North Carolina
Elk Knob
Elk Knob
Location in North Carolina
Highest point
Elevation5,538 ft (1,688 m)  [2]
Prominence1,000 feet (305 m) [1]
Coordinates 36°19′38″N 81°40′36″W / 36.32722°N 81.67667°W / 36.32722; -81.67667
ELK KNOB (WATAUGA COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA) Latitude and Longitude:

36°19′38″N 81°40′36″W / 36.32722°N 81.67667°W / 36.32722; -81.67667
[2]
Geography
Location Watauga County, North Carolina, U.S.
Parent range Blue Ridge Mountains
Topo map USGS Zionville

Elk Knob is a mountain in the North Carolina High Country, north of the community of Meat Camp. Its elevation reaches 5,538 feet (1,688 m).

The mountain is the headwaters of the North Fork New River and feeder creeks to the South Fork New River (via Meat Camp Creek [3]). The mountain is home to Elk Knob State Park.

References

  1. ^ "Elk Knob - Peakbagger.com". Retrieved 2011-09-10.
  2. ^ a b "Elk Knob". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-10.
  3. ^ "Meat Camp Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-10.