Free McDowell County, North Carolina Topo Maps & Elevations

Free printable McDowell County, NC topographic maps, GPS coordinates, photos, & more for popular landmarks in McDowell County including Marion, West Marion, and Old Fort.

County Borders


McDowell County, North Carolina covers an area of approximately 459 square miles with a geographic center of 35.67537289°(N), -82.05436452°(W).

These are the far north, south, east, and west coordinates of McDowell County, North Carolina, comprising a rectangle that encapsulates it. Please note that not all coordinates inside this rectangle will fall inside of McDowell County, North Carolina, as it (most likely) doesn't fill up the entire rectangle.

North: 35.95852661°(N)
South: 35.52552414°(N)
East: -81.82474518°(W)
West: -82.29356384°(W)


According to data gathered by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The lowest elevation in McDowell County is 214 meters (702 feet). This ranks McDowell County 85th in terms of lowest elevations when compared to a total of 100 counties in North Carolina.

McDowell County's highest elevation is 917 meters (3,009 feet) which ranks it 16th in terms of highest elevations when compared to a total of 100 counties in North Carolina.

US Topo Maps covering McDowell County, NC

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. McDowell County is covered by the following US Topo Map quadrants.

Ashford PDF Order Print
Black Mountain PDF Order Print
Celo PDF Order Print
Dysartsville PDF Order Print
Glen Alpine PDF Order Print
Glenwood PDF Order Print
Linville Falls PDF Order Print
Little Switzerland PDF Order Print
Marion East PDF Order Print
Marion West PDF Order Print
Moffitt Hill PDF Order Print
Montreat PDF Order Print
Old Fort PDF Order Print
Spruce Pine PDF Order Print
Sugar Hill PDF Order Print

Places to Visit In McDowell County, North Carolina

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