Boone NC Real Estate Page
Escape to one of Appalachian Mountain’s most popular destinations and relish a life of relaxation, beauty, culture, and adventure. Located just off the captivating Blue Ridge Parkway, Boone sits amongst some of Mother Nature’s most splendid creations. Boone’s current population is estimated at 19,500 and the city also serves as the county seat for Watauga County. Boone was cited among the top ten best places to retire in the US by U.S. News in 2012.
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Home to Appalachian State University and celebrated Mountaineers football, Boone is also a college town with Bluegrass flare and artistic pazazz. Stroll the streets of downtown Boone where the vibe is fresh and culture leaks from charming little shops and flavorful eateries. Folk art and masterful works fill eyes with amazement.
Coffee shops and solo performers entertain relaxing students and locals. Shopping is abundant not only downtown but at many popular stores throughout the area. Big-name stores include Wal-Mart, K-mart, Mast General Store, Big Lots, Food Lion, and Earth Fare, only to name a few. Enjoy Boone Mall where hours fly by meandering through Belk, JC Penney, Old Navy, TJ Maxx, and more.
Restaurants please taste buds and offer a variety of options. Barbecue, American, Asian, Italian, Mexican, seafood, vegan, vegetarian, bakeries, cafes, steakhouses, fine dining, and fast food establishments wow your senses and are memorable experiences. Many support local farmers and specialize in organic cuisine.
Encounter all four seasons, with gorgeous Falls showcasing hues of oranges, yellows, and reds. Winter becomes a playground of powder snow and Spring explodes with new life. Summers are cool and average in the mid to upper 70s. This makes for excellent outdoor recreation. Take on the rapids or canoe scenic rivers and streams. Hike or camp mountainside and enjoy breathtaking clear skies with treetop views. Rock climbing, fishing, horseback riding, snowboarding, and much more are waiting to be explored. Festivals are frequent throughout the year and offer art, music, and fun for all ages.
Incorporated in 1872, Boone serves as the county seat. The town is named after the prominent explorer and pioneer Daniel Boone, who frequently camped in the area. Boone holds a population of around 18,000 while the surrounding county of Watauga has approximately 54,000 residents. Boone is known for having the highest elevation (3,300 feet) of any town over 10,000 people east of the Mississippi River.
Only 1 hour and 40 minutes from Winston-Salem and 2 hours from Charlotte and Asheville, Boone offers convenience to larger cities and major airports. Situated in northwestern North Carolina, Boone's location also allows for weekend getaways to Virginia and Tennessee.
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