Blowing Rock North Carolina Relocation Information

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As one of the best mountain towns in North Carolina, the Blowing Rock region has endless outdoor activities for the sports enthusiast. Hike through the Appalachian Mountains, or white water raft on an American Heritage River in the New River State Park. In the winter months you can ski down slopes at the nearby Sugar Mountain Ski Resort or enjoy a cup of warm cider at the Village Cafe.

The charming mountain town of Blowing Rock might surprise you by its plethora of stylish outlet stores and antique shops to explore in its downtown village, adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Blowing Rock’s neighboring college town of Boone is home to  Appalachian State University; ranking 3rd in the 2012 America's Best Colleges Guide. With a diverse selection of recreational activities, the rich culture of Blowing Rock is a perfect place for raising a family or retiring in the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains. 

Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina’s most beloved attraction, inspires visitors from around the world during its annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games. Walk across the stunning Mile-High Swinging Bridge or attend bag piping performances and sheep herding competitions.

The appalachian mountains serve as the most exquisite backdrop to the charming town of Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Spring blossoms fill the mountains with fresh perfumes, and the fall colors light up the sunset across the Appalachians. If you’re looking for a place to live with four distinct seasons, the Blowing Rock region is your place!


Population: 1,240

Average Age: 59 years

Average Income: $51,178

Average Home Price: $491,172

Average Temperature Winter: 30°F

Average Temperature Summer: 55°F


  • Wells Fargo Bank - 983 Main St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-7621
  • United Community Bank - 8036 Valley Boulevard, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-8072
  • First Citizens Bank - 1021 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-3162


  • Elementary and Middle: Blowing Rock Elementary School165 Morris St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-3204
  • High School: Watauga High School300 Go Pioneers Dr, Boone, NC 28607 (828) 264-2407
  • Private School: First Baptist Church Child Development Center350 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-7716
  • College: Appalachian State University - 121 Bodenheimer Dr, Boone, NC 28608 (828) 262-2221


  • Blowing Rock Hospital - 418 Chestnut Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-3136
  • Watauga Medical Center336 Deerfield Rd, Boone, NC 28607 (828) 262-4100
  • FastMed Urgent Care of Boone - 178 N Carolina 105 Extension #101, Boone, NC 28607 (828) 265-7146


  • Appalachian State University
  • Watauga County Board of Education
  • Watagua County
  • Wal-Mart
  • Town of Boone
  • Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation
  • Lowe’s Home Centers
  • IRC/TT Electronics
  • Hospitality Mints
  • Appalachian Hospital


  • Real estate and rental and leasing 
  • Accommodation and food services 
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services 
  • Educational services 
  • Health care and social assistance 


Power Company:

    Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation1216 Blowing Rock Blvd, Lenoir, NC 28645 (828) 758-2383

Water Company:

     Water and Sewer Plant and Field Operations - 7190 Valley Blvd, Hwy. 32 PO Box 47, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Cable TV:

   Charter Communications - 220 McLean Dr SW, Lenoir, NC 28645 (888) 438-2427

Natural Gas:

    Blue Ridge Energies2491 Hwy. 421 South, Boone, NC 28607 (828) 264-3521

Trash Collection:

    Blowing Rock Public Works - 1036 Main Street, P.O. Box 47, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-5200,



  • Foothills Regional Airport (KMRN) - 3566 Morganton Lenoir Arprt Ave, Morganton, NC 28655 (828) 757-0099
  • Hickory Regional Airport (HKY)3101 9th Avenue Drive NW, Hickory, NC 28601 (828) 323-7408
  • Ashe County Airport (KGEV)- 639 Airport Rd, Jefferson, NC 28640 (336) 982-5144


  • Westglow Resort & Spa - 224 Westglow Circle, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-4463
  • Cliff Dwellers Inn116 Lakeview Terrace, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-3098
  • Chetola Resort at Blowing RockN. Main St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-5500
  • Alpen Acres Motel318 Old US Hwy 321, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-7981
  • Green Park Inn 9239 Valley Blvd  Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 414-9230


  • Bistro Roca143 Wonderland Trl, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-4008
  • The Village Cafe1105 Main St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-3769
  • Foggy Rock8180 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-7262
  • Storie Street Grille1167 Main St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-7075
  • Woodlands BBQ and Pickin Parlor 8304 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-3651


  • Loft Outlet Store 278 Shoppes on the Parkway Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-3201
  • Broyhill - 8486 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-0965
  • Food LionU.S. 321, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-7585
  • Gap Outlet StoreShoppes on the Parkway Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-6884 
  • J. Crew Outlet Store310 Shoppes on the Parkway Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (828) 295-8404

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