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Retirement Living in Yancey County - North Carolina


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Area Description

Beautiful mountain area located in the Black Mountain Range of Western North Carolina

Includes Cities/Towns: Burnsville, Green Mountain.

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Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness










   Plenty of outdoor activities and various music, arts, and festival events.

Cultural Activities





We are home to a vast number of artist of various mediums. Music festivals, literary festivals, craft tours, and local theatre are yearly events.

Public transportation




A public transportation van offered by the County government.

Medical Facilities


We have a local medical clinic with an excellent hospital located only 15 miles away.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  24.0  34.0  44.0  5.1 "
 Feb  27.0  37.5  48.0  5.2 "
 Mar  34.0  44.5  55.0  5.5 "
 Apr  41.0  52.5  64.0  4.5 "
 May  49.0  60.0  71.0  5.0 "
 Jun  57.0  66.5  76.0  4.7 "
 Jul  61.0  70.0  79.0  4.7 "
 Aug  60.0  69.0  78.0  5.3 "
 Sep  53.0  62.5  72.0  5.0 "
 Oct  42.0  53.0  64.0  3.8 "
 Nov  34.0  45.0  56.0  4.7 "
 Dec  27.0  37.0  47.0  4.6 "


Wonderfully mild summers with temps rarely above the high eighties. While we do experience some snow it is rarely a major snow event.

Natural Disaster Areas



Cost of Living for Yancey County, NC

Yancey County, North Carolina cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Assistance in Yancey County, NC

Yancey County, North Carolina offers the following assistance for seniors:


Excellent health care and doctors with a new senior center recently opened.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

We have a very active volunteer community, with residents volunteering with the humane society, the visitors center, habitat for humanity, local charity organizations, library, and hospice.

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