Maggie Valley North Carolina Area Information
Maggie Valley is blessed with the ideal year-round climate, beautiful mountain scenery and warm Southern hospitality. Proud of our southern mountain heritage, we are building the future with a concern for preserving the past. We're far enough south that spring comes pretty early, bringing a fantastic display of natural blooming beauty to the mountainsides as Dogwood, Redbud Trees and an amazing number of wildflowers put on their show. Our Summer heat is tempered by our cool mountain elevations and evening tempuratures drop to create some of the most relaxing evening environments. In the fall our hardwood forests put on a spectacular fall foliage color display attracting more Visitors than other time of the year. The winter brings a quiet, slower season while providing us with some of the best skiing in the south.
About 40% of our County is occupied by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pisgah National Forest and the Harmon Den Wildlife Refuge, where the Blue Ridge Parkway meets the Great Smoky Mountains. The central part of the county is well suited for business and agriculture and is easily accessible to major population centers of the east and southeast U.S. - Our location is a major feature. Haywood County encompasses 546 square miles and has a population of about 52,000. There are four incorporated towns: Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Canton, and Clyde. With a mild southern climate and cool mountain elevations ranging to over 6000 feet, Haywood County is an excellent location any time of the year for business or recreation. Look at the weather forecast for today in Maggie Valley.