Regional Information Sources

County, City/Town   |  Area Businesses   |   Economics & Finance   |  Demographics  |  Education   |   Area Libraries   | Human Resources   |  Newspapers & Magazines   |  Outdoor Activities & Environmental News   |  Local Area & County Publications and Information Links



County, City/Town

Buncombe -
AshevilleMayor’s Office; City Council; City Ordinances
Montreat; Biltmore Forest; Black Mountain; Woodfin
Haywood -
WaynesvilleMayor/Board of Aldermen; Code of Ordinances
Maggie ValleyOrdinances; Town Meetings 
Jackson -
DillsboroGovernment; Ordinances
SylvaTown Board; Ordinances;
Balsam; Cashiers; Cherokee; Cullowhee;
Glenville;; Tuckasegee; Webster; Whittier
Macon -
Franklin –  Town Hall Meeting Minutes
Swain -
Bryson City
Transylvania -
BrevardMayor & City Council; Ordinances

Area Businesses

Duke Energy -
Jackson Paper Manufacturing -

Chambers of Commerce

Asheville -
Brevard -
Bryson City -
Cashiers -
Franklin -
Sylva -
Waynesville -,_north_carolina1.htm

Economics & Finance

Advantage West (WNC Regional Economic Development Commission)
North Carolina Bankers Association

Demographics (from the Census Bureau)

Jackson County -
Buncombe County -
Haywood County -
Macon County -
Swain County -
Transylvania County -

Education (Schools, Colleges, Universities)

Cullowhee Valley Elementary School -
Fairview Elementary -
Scott’s Creek Elementary -
Smoky Mountain Elementary -
Blue Ridge School -
Smoky Mountain High School -
A-B Tech -
Blue Ridge Community College -
Haywood Community College -
Southwestern Community College -
Brevard College -
Mars Hill University -
Warren Wilson College -
UNC- Asheville -
Western Carolina University -

Area Libraries

Asheville -
Bryson City -
Sylva (Jackson Co. Public Library) -
Waynesville -

Human Resources

Social Organizations

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina -

Area Hospitals

Angel Medical Center -
Haywood Regional Medical Center -
Highlands-Cashiers Hospital -
Mission Hospitals Asheville -
Swain Community Hospital –
Transylvania Regional Hospital -
Westcare Health - Harris Regional Hospital -

Newspapers & Magazines

Asheville Citizen-Times -
Mountain Xpress (Asheville) -
Smoky Mountain News -
The Sylva Herald -
The Enterprise Mountaineer (Waynesville) -
Macon County News -
The Franklin Press -
Crossroads Chronicle (Cashiers) -

Outdoor Activities & Environmental News

Area Information

Travel & Tourism Information of areas in the Western North Carolina Region
Mountain Area Information Network

Area Weather

Asheville -
Brevard -
Bryson City -
Cashiers -
Cullowhee -
Franklin -
Waynesville -

Local Area/County Publications and Information:

AdvantageWest Research & Reports
Research and reports of numerous business ventures in and around the western North Carolina region.

The Jackson County website provides archived minutes of their meetings related to area development, growth, and improvement.  Reports from the Health Department, Tax Assessor's Office, Sheriff's Office, Social Services, etc, are available here.

Jackson Co. Public Library keeps the County 4-H Budget.  They have 5 years information in their collection.

Southwestern Community College and Hunter Library at Western Carolina University (WCU), have several editions of the County Development Information published by WCU.  (WCU Ref Desk: G 81 9/2: C85. Editions available: 1997-2002; publication ceased in 2002.)


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