Mortimer

Name:

Mortimer

County:

Caldwell

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

35° 59′ 7 N, 81° 45′ 40 W

Elevation:

 

Time Zone:

Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

Comments:

Mortimer, North Carolina is a ghost town in Wilson Creek Township, Caldwell County, in the northwestern part of the state.

Remains:

Once a mill town with a population of around 800, the town flooded in 1940 and was subsequently abandoned.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

Several remains are extant today, including machinery from the mill and the foundations of several buildings.

Remarks:

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *