Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina 50 miles northeast of Asheville and 25 miles southeast of Johnson City, TN, Mitchell County is the home to international corporations including BRP, Sibelco, Quartz and Buck Stove.  Mitchell County, NC is touted as having the “most valuable strategic square acreage on the planet,” and is the leader in the mining and processing of the purest quartz in the world.

Geographically centered between Mt. Mitchell, Grandfather Mountain and Roan Mountain, Mitchell County’s major attractions include the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Nolichucky River and the Penland School of Crafts.


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