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Area Description

Transylvania County is known best for its over 250 waterfalls. People have visited this area for decades seeking out that most beautiful of cascades. Many have stayed after falling in love with the natural beauty of this area. After all, Transylvania County is about 50% protected public land.

Brevard is the county seat of Transylvania County and is a vibrant, charming, Main Street town. Art galleries, restaurants, individually owned shops and "the coolest toy store on the planet" are just a few examples of what Brevard has to offer.

Includes Cities/Towns: Balsam Grove, Brevard, Cedar Mountain, Lake Toxaway, Penrose, Pisgah Forest, Rosman, Sapphire.

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   Gorges State Park, Dupont State Recreational Forest, Pisgah National Forest and Brevard College are just a part of the offerings here in Brevard and Transylvania County.

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The Transylvania Heritage Museum offers rotating displays of local history including the world's only aluminum Christmas tree collection. Coming soon is the Western North Carolina Military History Museum representing all branches of the armed services and all wars since WWI.

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Medical Facilities


Transylvania Regional Hospital operates locally with a connection to Mission hospital systems in Asheville.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  24.5  35.6  46.7  6.4 "
 Feb  26.3  38.5  50.7  5.6 "
 Mar  32.8  45.7  58.6  7.0 "
 Apr  39.8  53.4  66.9  5.0 "
 May  48.8  61.2  73.7  6.2 "
 Jun  56.6  67.9  79.3  5.8 "
 Jul  61.1  71.7  82.3  5.6 "
 Aug  60.0  70.3  80.6  5.7 "
 Sep  54.2  64.9  75.6  5.5 "
 Oct  41.8  54.5  67.2  5.0 "
 Nov  33.6  45.8  58.0  6.1 "
 Dec  27.2  38.3  49.4  6.0 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 40's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 30's and highs in the upper 40's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 20's.

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Cost of Living for Transylvania County, NC

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Senior Assistance in Transylvania County, NC

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Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Most jobs in Transylvania County are in retail. Volunteer opportunities are virtually unlimited.

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