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Hiddenite is in Alexander County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.

The community was named after a mineral found locally. The gem was named for named for William Earl Hidden, a mineralogist sent to North Carolina by Thomas Edison to find platinum

The latitude of Hiddenite is 35.903N. The longitude is -81.09W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,175 feet.


Former and merged names include:
· White Plains
An ancient fault line makes this region rich in minerals, particularly emeralds
Local festivals include:
  • Celebration of the Arts - Sept. 22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Hiddenite web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Alexander County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hiddenite political report.

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