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Nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, is a wide scenic valley
where the sun rises and sets over the tree-topped mountains, and the cool
clear streams flow gently down the ridges. Andrews is a small town
virtually untouched by large city influences and remains a place to enjoy
a more leisurely pace of life.
Come by and sit a spell and imagine yourself hiking or trout fishing. Take
a ride on The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad or gear up for the annual WNC
Wagon Train. Stroll down Andrews Main Street and shop for antiques, or
take a "Llama Trek" to hidden waterfalls for a gourmet lunch. You may
decide to go horseback riding in the Nantahala Forest or whitewater
rafting down the Nantahala River. Join us for the Andrews North Carolina
Summer Celebration or for the Andrews NC Annual Fall Car Show. We will
show you a good time!
Andrews NC is the place to lay back, kick off your shoes, wade in the
creeks, jump in the river, sing, dance, and enjoy the hospitality of the
mountain people. Andrews...the little town with the big heart.
Andrews is located in the western corner of the state of North Carolina.
Away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, Andrews offers a peaceful
place to relax while enjoying some of the most spectacular scenery year
round. People say that Andrews is only two hours from anywhere.
Conveniently it's only between 100 to 150 miles from Atlanta, GA,
Knoxville, TN and Asheville, NC.
Andrews North Carolina Information
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County NC Information
Located in the southwestern corner of North Carolina in the Blue Ridge
chain of the Great Smoky Mountains, Cherokee County was formed in 1839
from Macon County. It is in the western section of the State and is
bounded by the states of Georgia and Tennessee and the North Carolina
Counties: Graham, Swain, Macon and Clay. The courts were ordered to be
held at one of the houses at Fort Butler until a courthouse could be
erected. Fort Butler was in the town of Murphy. Murphy is the county
seat. The county encompasses an area of about 455 square miles. It is
about 32 miles from east to west and about 20 miles from north to south.
There are two towns which embody the spirit and charm of small town
America. They are Murphy, the county seat, and Andrews. There are also
many small communities with colourful and unique names. At the time of
the 2000 census, the population of the county was 24,298, with Murphy
having 1,568 and Andrews having 1602. However, the area is growing
The county contains 300,100 acres, with 92,363 acres of United States
Forest Service Land, 8,700 acres of lakes, and 6,000 acres of Indian
land, with the remaining area being farmlands. The county is surrounded
by the Nantahala National Forest. The highest elevation in the county is
about 5,100 feet, on the corner where Cherokee and Clay counties meet at
Fires Creek. The lowest elevation is about 1,200 feet, where Apalachia
Lake crosses into Tennessee.
The many lakes and breathtaking mountain views create many scenic
backdrops. There are hiking trails, fishing streams, and camping areas,
where the air is crisp and clean. There are nearby white water
adventures, golfing, boating, horseback riding and many other activities
available in the area. Cherokee County has theatres, craft shows,
antique shops, festivals and fairs. The crime rate is low and one can
find serenity in this beautiful mountain area.
Cherokee County NC Towns and Communities
Murphy, the county seat, has the distinction of being known as both the
first and last town in North Carolina, depending on which way you're
going, of course. Murphy combines a rich, interesting past with a strong
Murphy began as an Indian trading post called Huntersville, then
Huntington, and finally was named after Archibald D. Murphey, who was a
state senator and an advocate of education in Western North Carolina.
Andrews and its surrounding valley is ringed to the north and east by
the Snowbird Mountains. The town of Andrews offers a quiet reminder of
days when this area of North Carolina was part of the rugged mountain
terrain, when roads were only horse trails, and when everyone looked out
for his neighbor. Things haven't changed all that much. Horses still
abound in the area and friendliness, neighborliness, and a sense of
security still prevail.
The history of Andrews is closely related to the building of the
Richmond and Danville Railroad, which was complete in Andrews in the
spring of 1890. Andrews was named in honor of the railroad's second vice
president, Colonel A. B. Andrews.
BRASSTOWN AND OTHER COMMUNITIES
Cherokee County has several unique communities sprinkled throughout its
mountains and valleys. One of the most well-known is the craft community
of Brasstown. Topton, the gateway to the Nantahala Gorge offers many
recreational facilities. The Peachtree community is home to Murphy
Medical Center, Tri-County Community College and several of the county's
industries. It is one of the fastest growing areas in the county. Other
communities include Hiwassee Dam, which boasts its own high school,
Marble, Ranger, Martin's Creek, Bellview, Hanging Dog and Culberson.
Andrews - Franklin - Cherokee, Macon County NC
Less than 2.5
hours from most of Atlanta is this majestic pristine mountain lake.
Lake Nantahala is nestled in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains
approximately 150 miles from Atlanta, convenient to Franklin, Andrews
and Murphy. The majority of Lake Nantahala's shoreline is US
Forest Service land and will never be developed. As a result, the
views are not marred by other homes. Lake Nantahala is over twice the
size of Lake Rabun and has only 1/3 the number of home sites. Lake
Nantahala is a true mountain lake with deep, crystal-clear water. At
3200 ft., Lake Nantahala is one of the highest elevation lakes in the
Southeast. Lake Nantahala's cool waters are great for fishing mountain
trout, pike, bass, catfish and watersports.
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is it? Smoky or Smokey?
We spell it both ways on this web site. So, if you're searching for real
estate, land and homes and in the "Smokey" mountains,
you'll be sure to find us. Both are common spellings. But if you want to be
correct about it, spell it the way the National Park Service does — the
Great Smoky Mountains.
Smokey the Bear, on the other hand, spells his name the other way.
And if you're wondering about "Smokeys", "Smokys" or "Smokies," they're all
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