The Region

One of the goals of our community is to be part of the region where we are located, both to appreciate the assets of the region and to contribute to them.

There is a great deal of life and culture in Mitchell County and the surrounding region.

Photo:  Mica hand (Hopewell).


The Southern Appalachian region is one of the richest biological zones in the country, characterized by a diversity of habitats and species.

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Mitchell County is rich in history and culture, from the indigenous people and early European settlers, to the more recent arrivals.  

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