Great Smoky Mountain towns - Black Mountain, North Carolina

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Black Mountain, North Carolina

"Grey Eagle" is what the town of Black Mountain North Carolina was referred to as at one time by the Cherokee and Catawba Indians that once called this region of the Smoky Mountains home.

The area's beauty, combined with the rich country side of the Smokies, is what intrigued the early settlers when they first ventured into the Great Smoky Mountains region. In 1893, the town of Black Mountain was founded and named for the "Black Mountain" range that lies just to the north of the small Appalachian town in North Carolina. Visitors have been enjoying the spectacular views of the Appalachian Mountain Range and the Black Mountains ever since.

Visitors will find beautiful quaint shops, and prosperous independent businesses that draw in the beauty and ambience of Black Mountain. Not only that, guests are sure to love the town's historic streets and structures, amazing views, and numerous outdoor opportunities that hikers, cyclists, travelers, and yearly visitors come to love and enjoy.