ashe county nc history

A Look Back at the History of Ashe County

by Peter Bangma, 2006 https://www.ncpedia.org/geography/ashe Ashe County is located in the northwestern corner of North Carolina, bordered by Tennessee and Virginia. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, the county was formed in 1799 from portions of Wilkes County and named for Samuel Ashe, governor of North Carolina from 1795 to 1798. Its county seat, Jefferson, was […]

HIGH COUNTRY WEATHER

“How’s the weather” is often used as a conversation starter. Here in the High Country of North Carolina, the answer to this question can vary during the day. The mountains of northwest North Carolina experience all seasons. We are one of the few places that enjoys spring, summer, fall and winter. BestPlaces Comfort Index for […]

WEST JEFFERSON, NC—WHAT TO EAT?? TOO MANY CHOICES!!

When you visit a small town the most challenging question can be where do we eat? Which restaurants are good and offer the food selection we like? And pricing? It is too much to process when you and your family are getting hungry!! The answer is that in Downtown West Jefferson, NC there is a […]