Regional Information

Regional Information

This section provides you with the ins and outs of finding your way around the High Country, from visitor information centers to schools to recycling and hospital facilities. Like the region, this section will continue to grow, so check back often!


Towns of The High Country

Explore the diverse towns of the mountain region and find one that fits your personality and vacation needs.

High Country Host

Few things are more frustrating than getting lost when you're far from home. Where do you stop and ask for information? This special regional information center has the whole area covered!

Chambers of Commerce

The following is a complete list of the Chambers Of Commerce in Watauga, Avery, and Ashe counties--in addition to other regional Chambers of Commerce and Visitor Centers.

County Census Information

If you like numbers, this page is for you.


A special section devoted to the 20th Century development of a diverse mountain region.


The High Country is home to excellent schools.This includes a thorough K-12 system as well as several higher learning facilities, which are the popular UNC system school Appalachian State University and the renowned liberal arts oriented Lees-McRae College.


A little of this and a little of that. This section provides you with some practical information about the region, including hospital data, a listing of area post offices, and a look at area worship opportunities.

Area Map

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