If you are seeking a high quality of life, Avery County is for YOU. Residents and visitors alike value our clean air, pristine waters, four seasons and stunning mountain views where on a clear, moonless night you can still see the Milky Way. Avery County is a place you can call home for a season or for a lifetime. Visitors come from all over the world to take advantage of the activities our beautiful area has to offer. For outdoor enthusiasts, we have hiking, snow sports, rafting, biking, and golf. If you prefer more casual pursuits, we have a variety of restaurants, wineries, and festivals. Search for the perfect Christmas tree or take the family to Grandfather Mountain. Avery County has something for everyone. Wouldn't you love to live in a place where there are more golf courses than stoplights? Whether you want to visit for a weekend, make a permanent home or anything in between... Come to Avery County!