Avery County Churches

Guide to Churches in Avery County North Carolina, including Leading Christian Denominations

This guide provides a listing of Christian churches and cathedrals and other places of Christian worship in Avery County North Carolina. The guide serves as a starting point of information for residents, visitors, and those considering moving to the area. You may want to attend services at several different churches to find the right church leadership, congregation, ministries, observances and other aspects of church life that appeal to you.

Find Christian resources in Avery by city which include Mount Gilead Churches,  Banner Elk Churches,  Newland Churches,  Elk Park Churches,  Beech Mountain Churches,  Crossnore Churches. To browse through churches by all cities in Avery County, see the list in the left column.

Leading Christian Denominations in Avery County North Carolina

Evangelical Denominations6,042
Catholic Church389
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ575
Episcopal Church12
Evangelical Lutheran Church25
Presbyterian Church894
Seventh-Day Adventist Church210
United Methodist Church614


Note: The data was downloaded from the Association of Religion Data Archives, and were collected by Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.


About Avery County North Carolina - Background Information

Total population17,674
Population per square mile69.5 people
Births144
Median income$31,069
Average travel time to work22.9 minutes
Number of companies2,101
Size of Avery County North Carolina247.00 square miles

Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau