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Walnut in an unincorporated community in Madison County, North Carolina. The community is named after the Walnut Mountains, located further north. Centered along Barnard Road (SR 1151), it is accessible via NC 213 and Walnut Drive (SR 1439), both connecting to nearby US 25/US 70 and northwest of Marshall.[2] The community is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Walnut is located in North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°50′58″N 82°44′20″W / 35.84944°N 82.73889°W / 35.84944; -82.73889Coordinates: 35°50′58″N 82°44′20″W / 35.84944°N 82.73889°W / 35.84944; -82.73889
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyMadison County
1,946 ft (593 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)828
GNIS feature ID1023108[1]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Walnut, North Carolina
  2. ^ Madison County, North Carolina (PDF) (Map). Cartography by NCDOT. Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Transportation. September 2015. Enlarged Municipal and Suburban Areas inset. Retrieved April 7, 2016.