Wind through twisting lanes in the mountains through Sylva, NC and you'll discover small-town Dillsboro.
Dillsboro is a quaint community, nestled against the Tuckasegee River and towering mountainsides, that's kept its hometown charm and welcoming atmosphere for over 100 years.
And, with only about 250 residents, Dillsboro life is quiet and friendships are strong.
Why Do Residents Love Dillsboro?
Arts & Culture
Community is an integral part of residential life, so the town hosts a number of annual events, such as:
There are so many things to do in town, too, including enjoying the riverfront park and fishing pier, exploring Dillsboro boutiques and the "craft circle", and simply relaxing in your beautiful home. Dillsboro's location in the North Carolina mountains makes it a fantastic destination — not only today, but in the last century, too.
The railroad started bringing tourists to Dillsboro in the late 1800s, and not much has changed. Even the storefronts and scenic views have remained virtually unchanged over the last century.
Today, Dillsboro is just minutes from popular outdoor attractions and scenic destinations, like Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Forest, and the Monteith Farmstead, just to name a few.
Shopping & More
Dillsboro happily provides a great setting for creators of all kinds.
With outstanding community support and a quiet, scenic location for inspiration, local artists, musicians, and craftspeople can thrive in the small town, showcasing their work at places like:
Students in Dillsboro attend public K-12 school with the Jackson County Public Schools district.
In nearby Webster, NC is the Southwestern Community College. About 15 minutes away from Dillsboro is Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC.
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