Jackson County

35.3265, -83.1220 Jackson County Market Information

Jackson County is the site of the Green Energy Park, which converts methane from landfills into fuel. The project has been hailed by the Environmental Protection Agency as the Landfill Program Project of the Year.

Jackson County, which includes the county seat town of Sylva and the high-altitude village of Cashiers, has some of western North Carolina's most spectacular scenery including a portion of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the highest point of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The county was established in 1851 from parts of Haywood and Macon counties and named after President Andrew Jackson. The Tuckasegee River winds through the county, boasting some of the best trout fishing in the region. In fact, Jackson County is home to the only Fly Fishing Trail in the state, and a fly fishing trail map available from the Chamber of Commerce gives directions to some of the best spots to try and hook a prized trout.

Jackson County contains a portion of the Qualla Boundary, target="blank"Cherokee, NC. The region is a land trust of historic territory of the federally recognized Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The tribe is sovereign in its territory. The reservation operates Harrah Casino which is open to the public, as are associated resort facilities there.

Jackson is also home to part of the Nantahala National Forest, the largest of the four national forests located in the state. Nantahala is a Cherokee word for "land of the noonday sun," and the Nantahala Gorge in adjoining Swain County is considered one of the top whitewater rivers in the East. National Geographic magazine called the river the number one water tourist destination in the country, and it attracts more than 250,000 paddlers a year. The 2013 World Freestyle Kayaking Championships will be held in the gorge at the Nantahala Outdoor Center.

Sylva has one of the most vibrant downtowns in all of Western North Carolina. It boasts an assortment of art galleries, furniture and clothing stores, restaurants, a coffee shop, bakery, a brewery and more. Mill Street - better known locally as Back Street, which is the other half of the one-way Main Street - is undergoing revitalization. It also provides access to the town's bustling Farmers Market, open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, May through October. Sylva's tree-lined streetscape, dotted with benches, provides visitors with an afternoon of easy walking. There is even an official 1.2-mile tree walk, featuring 44 of the more than 50 species in Sylva, designated a Tree City USA. The Sylva Garden Club currently maintains the walk, which features a guidebook, map and small signs at the base of each tree indicating its common name. The walk officially begins in the shade of Bicentennial Park near the historic courthouse. Speaking of the Jackson County Courthouse, it is often called the most photographed courthouse in the state. And why not, as it sits atop a knoll accessed by 107 steps. Those steps are what gives local highway N.C. 107 its name. Adjacent to the courthouse is a brand new library, historical museum and performance space. What was the most beautiful courthouse in the state is now considered by some the most beautiful public library in the state. Friday Night Live brings music to Sylva and Dillsboro with an ever-changing list of locations and bands. The popular Art After Dark gallery stroll is held on the first Friday of each month.

The Bridge Park Pavilion is the newest gathering place for events in downtown. The Scotts Creek Bridge conveniently connects the Bridge Park and Poteet Park.

Nearby Western Carolina University's Fine Arts Center and Museum has an excellent permanent collection and visiting exhibits. WCU also is home to the Mountain Heritage Center, which features exhibits, demonstrations and educational programs on mountain society, past and present, from the migration of the Scotch Irish people to basket making traditions.

A mysterious collection of Native American petroglyphs known as Judaculla Rock is located on Caney Fork Road off N.C. 107 between Cullowhee and Glenville Lake in Jackson County. In the late 19th century, Cherokee groups were known to have ceremonial assemblies around the rock. Some say the rock is a map of a 1755 battle between the Cherokee and Indian rivals. Archeologists who have perused the stone claim it was carved sometime in the Late Archaic Period about 5,900 to 3,200 years ago when evidence first appears of Native American societies forming mound societies, or towns.

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HOMES AND LAND IN Jackson

Below is a selection of properties in Jackson. If you would like to view all properties in this area. click here

69 Blowing Ridge Lane in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3441703
4 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  3442 Hsq ft  ·  1.606 acr

$610,000

69 Blowing Ridge Lane
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3441703 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


93 Blowing Ridge Lane in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3441780
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1516 Hsq ft  ·  1.570 acr

$325,000

93 Blowing Ridge Lane
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3441780 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


00 Hutchinson Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3435174
1.230 acr

$20,000

00 Hutchinson Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3435174 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


736 Roy Tritt Road in Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723 - MLS# 3433992 Under Contract-Show
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  675 Hsq ft  ·  0.380 acr

$82,500

736 Roy Tritt Road
Cullowhee 28723

MLS# 3433992 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


000 Henry Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3422172
17.000 acr

$119,000

000 Henry Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3422172 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


23 & 61 Dancing Bear Trail in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3415915
3 bed  ·  4/1 ba  ·  1743 Hsq ft  ·  1.410 acr

$598,000

23 & 61 Dancing Bear Trail
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3415915 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


92 Josephine Street #10 & 11 in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3413733
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1300 Hsq ft  ·  0.320 acr

$138,500

92 Josephine Street #10 & 11
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3413733 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


210 Rock Field Way in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3411209
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  2295 Hsq ft  ·  1.490 acr

$300,000

210 Rock Field Way
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3411209 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


69 & 93 Blowing Ridge Lane in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3403398
4 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  3442 Hsq ft  ·  3.180 acr

$899,000

69 & 93 Blowing Ridge Lane
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3403398 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


4390 Parris Branch Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3403375
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2910 Hsq ft  ·  2.520 acr

$345,000

4390 Parris Branch Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3403375 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


344 Yellow Bird Branch Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3383081 Under Contract-Show
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  1208 Hsq ft  ·  7.100 acr

$170,000

344 Yellow Bird Branch Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3383081 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


17 Woodland Road #24-32, 7-8 in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3377888
4 bed  ·  4 ba  ·  3370 Hsq ft  ·  4.150 acr

$1,320,000

17 Woodland Road #24-32, 7-8
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3377888 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


144 Falls Circle in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3375166 Under Contract-Show
6 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  3788 Hsq ft  ·  0.920 acr

$275,000

144 Falls Circle
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3375166 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


0 Monteith Branch in Sylva, North Carolina 28778 - MLS# 3374401
94.000 acr

$550,000

0 Monteith Branch
Sylva 28778

MLS# 3374401 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


00 Cope Creek Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3371348
30.000 acr

$349,000

00 Cope Creek Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3371348 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


9 Brow Log Way in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3364318 3D Home Tour
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  1834 Hsq ft  ·  2.140 acr

$739,995

9 Brow Log Way
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3364318 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


879 Spruce Flats Road in Maggie Valley, North Carolina 28751 - MLS# 3358962
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  2418 Hsq ft  ·  1.030 acr

$164,900

879 Spruce Flats Road
Maggie Valley 28751

MLS# 3358962 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


102 Dancing Bear Trail in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3332158
3.317 acr

$299,000

102 Dancing Bear Trail
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3332158 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


0 Dancing Bear Trail #0 in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3332169
3.721 acr

$99,000

0 Dancing Bear Trail #0
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3332169 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


00 Cabin Flats Road in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3327619
1071.710 acr

$4,923,000

00 Cabin Flats Road
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3327619 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


61 Dancing Bear Trail in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3325404
1 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1332 Hsq ft  ·  0.450 acr

$299,000

61 Dancing Bear Trail
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3325404 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


23 Dancing Bear Trail in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3325409
2 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1743 Hsq ft  ·  0.960 acr

$399,000

23 Dancing Bear Trail
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3325409 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


10 W Fork Road in Cashiers, North Carolina 28723 - MLS# 3297150 Under Contract-No Show
423.970 acr

$1,900,000

10 W Fork Road
Cashiers 28723

MLS# 3297150 - Under Contract-No Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


619 Roy Tritt Road in Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723 - MLS# 3233072
7 bed  ·  7 ba  ·  4519 Hsq ft  ·  4.750 acr

$800,000

619 Roy Tritt Road
Cullowhee 28723

MLS# 3233072 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


Lot 20 Forest Rose Lane #20 in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3228871
1.150 acr

$35,000

Lot 20 Forest Rose Lane #20
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3228871 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


Lot 19 Forest Rose Lane #19 in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3228879
1.150 acr

$35,000

Lot 19 Forest Rose Lane #19
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3228879 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


Lot 17 Forest Rose Lane #17 in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3228889
1.350 acr

$49,000

Lot 17 Forest Rose Lane #17
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3228889 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


1093 E Main Street in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3227407
1.200 acr

$375,000

1093 E Main Street
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3227407 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


Lots 27 & 28 Halcyon Drive #27 & 28 in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3218067
0.820 acr

$24,000

Lots 27 & 28 Halcyon Drive #27 & 28
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3218067 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


4500 Greenspire Drive in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3171718
2 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2200 Hsq ft  ·  2.460 acr

$349,900

4500 Greenspire Drive
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3171718 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


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Properties in Jackson

Below is a selection of properties in Jackson. If you would like to view all properties in this area. click here

69 Blowing Ridge Lane in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3441703
4 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  3442 Hsq ft  ·  1.606 acr

$610,000

69 Blowing Ridge Lane
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3441703 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


93 Blowing Ridge Lane in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3441780
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1516 Hsq ft  ·  1.570 acr

$325,000

93 Blowing Ridge Lane
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3441780 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


00 Hutchinson Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3435174
1.230 acr

$20,000

00 Hutchinson Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3435174 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


736 Roy Tritt Road in Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723 - MLS# 3433992 Under Contract-Show
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  675 Hsq ft  ·  0.380 acr

$82,500

736 Roy Tritt Road
Cullowhee 28723

MLS# 3433992 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


000 Henry Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3422172
17.000 acr

$119,000

000 Henry Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3422172 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


23 & 61 Dancing Bear Trail in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3415915
3 bed  ·  4/1 ba  ·  1743 Hsq ft  ·  1.410 acr

$598,000

23 & 61 Dancing Bear Trail
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3415915 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


92 Josephine Street #10 & 11 in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3413733
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1300 Hsq ft  ·  0.320 acr

$138,500

92 Josephine Street #10 & 11
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3413733 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


210 Rock Field Way in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3411209
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  2295 Hsq ft  ·  1.490 acr

$300,000

210 Rock Field Way
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3411209 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


69 & 93 Blowing Ridge Lane in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3403398
4 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  3442 Hsq ft  ·  3.180 acr

$899,000

69 & 93 Blowing Ridge Lane
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3403398 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


4390 Parris Branch Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3403375
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2910 Hsq ft  ·  2.520 acr

$345,000

4390 Parris Branch Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3403375 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


344 Yellow Bird Branch Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3383081 Under Contract-Show
2 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  1208 Hsq ft  ·  7.100 acr

$170,000

344 Yellow Bird Branch Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3383081 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


17 Woodland Road #24-32, 7-8 in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3377888
4 bed  ·  4 ba  ·  3370 Hsq ft  ·  4.150 acr

$1,320,000

17 Woodland Road #24-32, 7-8
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3377888 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


144 Falls Circle in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3375166 Under Contract-Show
6 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  3788 Hsq ft  ·  0.920 acr

$275,000

144 Falls Circle
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3375166 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


0 Monteith Branch in Sylva, North Carolina 28778 - MLS# 3374401
94.000 acr

$550,000

0 Monteith Branch
Sylva 28778

MLS# 3374401 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


00 Cope Creek Road in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3371348
30.000 acr

$349,000

00 Cope Creek Road
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3371348 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


9 Brow Log Way in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3364318 3D Home Tour
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  1834 Hsq ft  ·  2.140 acr

$739,995

9 Brow Log Way
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3364318 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


879 Spruce Flats Road in Maggie Valley, North Carolina 28751 - MLS# 3358962
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  2418 Hsq ft  ·  1.030 acr

$164,900

879 Spruce Flats Road
Maggie Valley 28751

MLS# 3358962 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


102 Dancing Bear Trail in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3332158
3.317 acr

$299,000

102 Dancing Bear Trail
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3332158 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


0 Dancing Bear Trail #0 in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3332169
3.721 acr

$99,000

0 Dancing Bear Trail #0
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3332169 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


00 Cabin Flats Road in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3327619
1071.710 acr

$4,923,000

00 Cabin Flats Road
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3327619 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


61 Dancing Bear Trail in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3325404
1 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1332 Hsq ft  ·  0.450 acr

$299,000

61 Dancing Bear Trail
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3325404 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


23 Dancing Bear Trail in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3325409
2 bed  ·  2/1 ba  ·  1743 Hsq ft  ·  0.960 acr

$399,000

23 Dancing Bear Trail
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3325409 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


10 W Fork Road in Cashiers, North Carolina 28723 - MLS# 3297150 Under Contract-No Show
423.970 acr

$1,900,000

10 W Fork Road
Cashiers 28723

MLS# 3297150 - Under Contract-No Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


619 Roy Tritt Road in Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723 - MLS# 3233072
7 bed  ·  7 ba  ·  4519 Hsq ft  ·  4.750 acr

$800,000

619 Roy Tritt Road
Cullowhee 28723

MLS# 3233072 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


Lot 20 Forest Rose Lane #20 in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3228871
1.150 acr

$35,000

Lot 20 Forest Rose Lane #20
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3228871 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


Lot 19 Forest Rose Lane #19 in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3228879
1.150 acr

$35,000

Lot 19 Forest Rose Lane #19
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3228879 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


Lot 17 Forest Rose Lane #17 in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3228889
1.350 acr

$49,000

Lot 17 Forest Rose Lane #17
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3228889 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


1093 E Main Street in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3227407
1.200 acr

$375,000

1093 E Main Street
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3227407 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


Lots 27 & 28 Halcyon Drive #27 & 28 in Balsam, North Carolina 28707 - MLS# 3218067
0.820 acr

$24,000

Lots 27 & 28 Halcyon Drive #27 & 28
Balsam 28707

MLS# 3218067 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


4500 Greenspire Drive in Sylva, North Carolina 28779 - MLS# 3171718
2 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2200 Hsq ft  ·  2.460 acr

$349,900

4500 Greenspire Drive
Sylva 28779

MLS# 3171718 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks & Associates REALTORS


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