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McDowell County North Carolina Land for Sale

McDowell County North Carolina is located about 30 minutes east of the city of Asheville NC.

Numerous small creeks and streams flow through McDowell County. The Catawba River crosses the county and empties into Lake James. It flows over Catawba Falls on its way, which is accessible to the public. Other waterfalls can be found in the county, such as Toms Creek Falls. Almost half of McDowell County, including the two aforementioned waterfalls, is located inside the Pisgah National Forest. Linville Caverns, North Carolina’s only limestone cavern system open to the public, is located in the far northern part of the county.

Geologically, McDowell County is located within the southern Appalachian Mountains region. The Blue Ridge Parkway follows the northwestern boundary of the county. McDowell County rises rapidly from the Piedmont (United States) in its extreme eastern border where elevations average about 1200 feet above sea level, to the Blue Ridge Mountains in the north and west. Its highest point is Pinnacle in the Blue Ridge, 5,665 feet above sea level.  This is also considered the southernmost tip of the Black Mountains, the highest ridge in eastern America. Much of the county lies in the Foothills (North Carolina) region of Western North Carolina.

The mountain lifestyle that you will find when you purchase Property for Sale Hendersonville NC is unimaginable. This area is an outdoor lover’s playground. Hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, fishing, golf, and horseback riding area all activities that residents and vacation home owners enjoy. If you are looking to invest in NC Mountain Land, Hendersonville is a nice area with plenty of opportunity to see a return on your investments. At Thornton Realty we specialize in real estate near Asheville NC and the outlying areas of Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Cherokee, Macon, Swain, Yancey and Rutherford counties.

Leslee Reiter is the principal broker at Thornton Realty and would be happy to help you with any decisions regarding Asheville NC Homes for Sale or Asheville NC Real Estate for Sale. We would be happy to help you list your home, or find your dream home in the mountains. After living in the mountains for nearly 30 years, Leslee has a well rounded network of professionals that she can recommend including attorneys, survey professionals, home inspectors, and forestry consultants. Click to check our properties and the Homes for Sale McDowell NC that we have currently listed.

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The above picture is of a land tract for sale in McDowell County on 170 acres.

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