The High Country

The High Country of North Carolina, specifically the North-Western areas that border Tennessee and Virginia, is special is so many ways.  There is so much to do and see and the people that call the High Country home, whether native or transplant,  are some of the friendliest and helpful folks you will find.

This page contains links and other information that will hopefully help you find your new local favorite or plan your visit.

Please note that this is only a small collection so get out and explore.

Click here for Ashe County's Event Calendar and start planning your trip

Explore Ashe County - The Coolest Corner of North Carolina



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Explore Outside of Ashe County 

2022 High Country Visitors Guide



Random Media


Below is a random collection of media on the Web that you may overlook during a casual search.

Ashe County: The Parkway – Published 2015

Ashe County: The Towns – Published 2015

Ashe County: The New River – Published 2015

Ashe County: Music – Published 2015

West Jefferson Streetscape Project – published 2013

Sentimental Reflections Ashe County – published 2013

Ashe County: Landscapes – Published 2015

Ashe County: The Arts – Published 2015

Ashe County NC and West Jefferson Area Information – Published 2009

Fiddler’s Convention – Published 2010

Ashe County Cheese Co – Published 2011

Ashe County Christmas Parade, 1970

Note:  The Western Auto building in this video is the current home of Boondocks Brewing's Brew Haus.  You will notice a Belk sign a couple of blocks down, that is the current home of Boondocks Brewing's Tap Room & Restaurant