Place:Toast, Surry, North Carolina, United States

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NameToast
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates36.5°N 80.633°W
Located inSurry, North Carolina, United States
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Toast is a census-designated place (CDP) in Surry County, North Carolina, United States, just west of Mount Airy, North Carolina. The population was 1,922 at the 2000 census.

A post office called Toast has been in operation since 1929. The name "Toast" was supplied by the Post Office Department. E. P. McLeod, the school principal, supposedly came up with the name while buying groceries at Hutchens Store one evening in 1927.

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