Latitude / Longitude:
35° 59′ 7 N, 81° 45′ 40 W
Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
Mortimer, North Carolina is a ghost town in Wilson Creek Township, Caldwell County, in the northwestern part of the state.
Once a mill town with a population of around 800, the town flooded in 1940 and was subsequently abandoned.
Several remains are extant today, including machinery from the mill and the foundations of several buildings.