Appalachian is a special place. Our location in Boone, North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, a place of great beauty abundant with cultural and recreational opportunities, profoundly shapes how our community lives, works and learns together. Once you become a part of our community, you never really leave.
Boone is located in Watauga County, with neighbors Ashe County, Wilkes County, and Avery County. Nearby townships include Blowing Rock, Sugar Grove, Valle Crucis, Zionville, Banner Elk, Foscoe, Beech Mountain, Sugar Mountain, Seven Devils, and Todd, among other smaller towns.
Here are some resources to get you acquainted with the area as well as information on relocation, including housing (real estate and rentals), medical, schools, activities, news, weather, employment and banks: