Since its creation in 1875, the town of Highlands has served as a cultural center for well-known artists, musicians, actors, authors, photographers, scholars, and scientists who have thrived in its natural, idyllic setting. The town’s population stands at slightly over 1,100 year-round residents.
If you’d like to learn more about the history of Highlands, click here.
(Highlands History information courtesy of the Highlands, NC Chamber of Commerce)
A beautiful village in western North Carolina known as “The Heart Of The Blue Ridge Mountains,” is located in the southern end of Jackson County. Sitting at 3,487 feet in elevation, there is a little bit of everything here for native families, visitors, and part-time residents alike. Our singularly unique geography boasts hundreds of waterfalls, quiet lakes, stone mountains and amazingly beautiful forests. For more information on Cashiers, click here.
(Cashiers information courtesy of CashiersNorthCarolina.org)