Waynesville, county seat of Haywood County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. It is the largest town in the county and was named for Revolutionary War General â€œMad Anthonyâ€ Wayne. There is no shortage of things to do and see there. The town offers a diverse arts and culture scene. The downtown area is quaint, charming, and reminiscent of bygone days. Its eclectic mix of retailers and places to visit include the Mast General Store and the Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts.