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Cullowhee, NC

A Beautiful Mountain Town

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About Cullowhee

In Cullowhee, you can find winding local roads meandering through the mountain terrain, and walls of forest greens brushing against cerulean skies on clear days. It's a dazzling mountain paradise nestled amid the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.  

Nearly 10,000 people call this beautiful mountain area home. Nicknamed "Valley of the Lilies," said to be the Cherokee name for Cullowhee, the town can trace its roots back to the 19th century. 

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Home of Western Carolina University

Formed as the Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School in 1889, Western Carolina University (WCU) makes its home in the center of the city. 

As a result, the Cullowhee community enjoys WCU athletics and events. Annual events that take place at WCU include:

  • Folkmoot USA 
  • Galaxy of Stars performance series
  • Mainstage theatre performances 
  • Mountain Heritage Day
  • UC Theater movie series
  • Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon & 5K 

Other Western Carolina events include Catamount football games, men's and women's basketball, and special athletic events. 

Outdoor Adventuring in Cullowhee

Residents can have the option of hiking, biking, canoeing, and fishing in and around their home town with Cullowhee's mountainous terrain and flowing rivers. Go on an adventure at these nearby places of interest:

  • Buckeye Gap
  • Cox Cove
  • Deep Gap
  • Dicks Gap
  • Gribble Gap
  • Henson Ridge
  • Jackie Spring Gap
  • Judaculla Rock
  • Rocky Face Ridge
  • Tuckasegee River
  • and more!

In addition to the outdoor offerings, Cullowhee residents can enjoy the nearby Jackson County Recreation Complex and its full-size gymnasium, fitness room, aerobics room, and programs. 

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Buying or Selling a Home in Cullowhee? 

We've been working in Jackson County's real estate market for years, and our team specializes in mountain homes and land. If you're a home buyer or home seller, we can work together to make your real estate experience as painless as possible. Contact us today to get started! 


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