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5432
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Jackson County, lying in the southwest corner of the state, covers 491 square miles of some of North Carolina's most outstanding scenery. Hensley describes some of the attractions to be found, including the towns of Sylva and Dillsboro, waterfalls, and the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 11, Nov 2002, p64, il
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5881
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Jackson County is 491-square-miles of scenic beauty. Ahuja describes how to spend a perfect weekend there, having high stakes fun at Harrah's Cherokee Casino, hiking mountain trails, viewing numerous waterfalls, and enjoying a wealth of activities in nearby towns of Balsam, Cashiers, Dillsboro, and Sylva.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 2, July 2003, p130-133, il Periodical Website
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12372
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Encompassing 496 square miles, the Great Balsam Mountain Range, Cold Mountain, and Judaculla Rock, Jackson County is a scenic locality located in the southwestern portion of the state. Traversed by Hernando de Soto during the first recorded European expedition into the interior of the county, Jackson is more commonly known for the Cherokee Wars, natural forests, lumber production, mineral harvesting, and agriculture.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 25 Issue 25, May 1958, p16-31, map, f
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18601
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Goerch visits Jackson County which lies in the southwest corner of the state. He describes some of the interesting towns, including Sylva and Cullowhee, the High Hampton resort hotel, Judaculla Rock, with its strange Native American carvings, and other points of interest, including some very beautiful scenery. The county was formed in 1851 with Sylva as the county seat.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 4, June 1942, p1-2, 16-18, il
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23781
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Along the Tuckasegee River, Barry Kennon hosts dinners that focus on using local ingredients and trout from the river.
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29726
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Panthertown, a Blue Ridge National Heritage Area in Jackson County, North Carolina, offers a variety of experiences for outdoor enthusiasts. Public trails have been created and maintained by the Friends of Panthertown to conserve the area and improve recreational opportunities. The nonprofit group recently purchased land sold by a private landowner to increase visitor access and protect the area from development.
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29792
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The towns of Sylva and Dillsboro in Jackson County, North Carolina offer unique experiences for day trippers. The towns are shopping destinations for antiques, arts and crafts, and fly fishing equipment. Hiking, rafting and kayaking are just some of the outdoor activities for nature-lovers.
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34412
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The town of Dillsboro, located less than three miles from the Jackson County seat of Sylva, hosts a vast array of arts, crafts, eateries, and outdoor recreation opportunities. Among the must-see attractions are Dogwood Crafters, Toad in the Hole, Tree House Pottery, Dillsboro Chocolate Factory, Dillsboro River Company, Appalachian Women’s Museum, American Museum of the House Cat, Haywood Smokehouse, The Well House, and Jackson County Green Energy Park.
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Many businesses in Swain and Jackson County prepared for potential tourist influx and ensuring economic impact generated by that year’s solar eclipse. From it were hotels offering special lodging packages and hotels in towns such as Sylva anticipating lodging inventory sell-out.