Grassy Knob



Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Pillars and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.5240148°, -81.8053769°
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1676 ft. (511 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

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. Grassy Knob is covered by the Dysartsville, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Smart Mountain 0.5 mi
Cove Mountain 0.8 mi
Allen Mountain 1.0 mi
Wease Knob 1.3 mi
Fork Mountain 1.5 mi

Nearby Cities

Casar, NC 11 mi
Bostic, NC 11 mi
Polkville, NC 12 mi
Ruth, NC 13 mi
Spindale, NC 13 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Molly Fork Water 0.5 mi
Grayson Creek Water 0.9 mi
Little First Broad River Water 0.9 mi
Somey Creek Water 0.9 mi
Golden Valley Cemetery Man-made 0.9 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is MARION 2 NW which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 1,466 feet (210 feet lower than Grassy Knob). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 4.18" 47.7° 25.5°
February 4.36" 52.2° 28.2°
March 5.59" 60.9° 35.6°
April 4.43" 69.3° 44.0°
May 5.34" 76.9° 52.9°
June 4.68" 83.1° 61.1°
July 4.25" 86.7° 65.5°
August 4.33" 84.7° 64.3°
September 4.44" 78.7° 58.3°
October 4.13" 69.4° 45.5°
November 4.35" 59.9° 36.1°
December 3.93" 50.5° 28.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 51% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 68% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 88% of other locations on record.