Welcome to Transylvania County
Perhaps you’ve heard or read about our special mountain community where you can find small-town charm, friendly people, an abundance of art and culture, and a thriving entrepreneurial spirit. Perhaps you’ve visited our area and experienced firsthand the fabulous down-home fun and variety of outdoor activities in our pristine forests with over 250 waterfalls. What a rare combination! Perhaps your research or your visit has got you thinking, “Maybe this is the place for me!” If that’s the case, we have several options to help you learn more about our community.
While you’re here, just scroll down to find information and links to important topics related to relocation.
If you would like to receive relevant information about our area, such as real estate listings, utilities offerings, and educational opportunities, click here to receive that information directly from select Chamber members.
If you like to hold information in your hands, you might want to receive our Relocation Packet. The packet contains much of the information linked below as well as a phone book, a map of the county, events information from the Visitor Center and more…all for $20. Just click here, and your packet will be mailed as soon as possible.
Finding a Home or Property
Once you’ve made your decision to relocate to our area, you may want local help getting situated.
As far as higher education, Brevard College
provides an excellent program with nationally accredited concentrations in environmental studies and music education. Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC)
offers more than 100 programs of study, awards associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. BRCC has articulation programs with four-year colleges and universities and provides one of the largest Continuing Education programs in the state.Transylvania County Schools
has been recognized as among the top-performing public school systems in the state. The district includes four elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools and one combined middle/high school. The county also includes an award-winning charter school, Brevard Academy
.Our community is also home to quality private and alternative schools, including Mountain Sun Community School
, Bethany Christian School
, The Outdoor Academy
(Eagle’s Nest Foundation).
While there is no public transportation system in our county, there are resources to help you get around town
and to the airports – from shuttles to taxis. Just check with the Visitor Center (828-883-3700) to get connected. And, if you need to travel, we are not far from airplanes
At times, you will need to connect with government agencies – local (Brevard or Rosman), county, state – to find answers to your questions.
Social Security services offer many online options to address your social security needs. Click here
to learn more about Business Services Online.
Our community has some great public facilities in which to spend your leisure time. Check out our library
and our city
parks.WiFi access is spreading throughout the area and sites are being added all the time. Two excellent spots are the library
(212 S Gaston St, Brevard) and our Visitor Center
(175 E Main St, Brevard). Downtown Brevard features free public WiFi access courtesy of Comporium
Trash and Recycling
It may not be pretty, but it sure is important. The city of Brevard provides trash
services. There are private companies
that offer the services in the county.