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Beech Mountain is a town in Watauga County, in the Boone metro area. (The community straddles Watauga and Avery counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Beech Mountain is 36.210N. The longitude is -81.889W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,216 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 310.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Beech Mountain demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Watauga County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28622 ZIP code.
15% of Beech Mountain residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beech Mountain ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beech Mountain was $26,799, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Beech Mountain residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Beech Mountain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $463. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,133.
Watauga County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beech Mountain political report.
The average commute time for Beech Mountain workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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