The Heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Cashiers, North Carolina, the beautiful village famously known as "The Heart Of The Blue Ridge Mountains", is located high on a plateau at the southern end of Jackson County in western North Carolina. It's unique geography and temperate rain forest boasts hundreds of waterfalls, quiet lakes and stone mountains. Cashiers, NC is prized for it's four distinct and wonderful seasons without the drastic temperature swings. Generally, Cashiers is twenty degrees cooler than the surrounding areas of the southeast.
Sitting at 3,484 feet elevation at the crossroads of Highways 107 and 64, there is a little bit of everything here to enjoy for native families, visitors, and part-time residents alike. Life in the wonderful mountain community of Cashiers, NC is as multifaceted as its landscape. Diverse shopping, award-winning dining, and many outdoor activities including golf, trout fishing, hiking, camping, boating and more await you.
For those who live in Cashiers year-round, breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains continue to astound, the scents of wildflowers and mountain laurel blended together on a cool mountain breeze continue to inspire, and the activities of a stroll through an ancient forest or the time-honored tradition of a day of fly fishing continue to delight. Since its inception, the Cashiers community has been based largely upon a foundation of Southern Hospitality in celebration of nature's splendor. You are welcome to enjoy an outdoor concert on the Village Green, explore the gift shops that line the streets of Cashiers' downtown area, or just sit back, relax and breathe in the unforgettable sights and sounds that surround you.
Cashiers City Population: 157 people
Jackson County Population: 40,271 people
Transportation: Macon County Airport and Jackson County Airport are both equidistant from Cashiers at under 30 miles.
Weather varies greatly in our mountains due to the elevation differences. We enjoy four distinct seasons and our mountains protect our valleys from severe weather or extreme temperatures. Cashiers is one of the coolest places in the mountains, with an average daily July temperature of 78 degrees.