The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

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Sawmills, North Carolina

Sawmills NC lies between Hudson to the north and Granite Falls to the southeast in Caldwell County and is positioned on both Lake Rhodhiss and US 321. The name Sawmills was chosen in 1988 because of the many sawmills that supplied wood for local furniture plants. The town has the county's second highest population and is among the largest in land area.  

     The town operates two parks, Veteran's Park on Lake Rhodhiss, which features a paved walking trail and fishing pier, and Baird Drive Park, that features a picnic area, walking track, playground, and athletic fields. Caldwell County, known as the Furniture Capital of the South, is home to the "20 Miles of Furniture" where numerous outlets and stores offer deep discounts. Located along or near a stretch of U.S. Highway 321 between Lenoir and Hickory, the area, which passes though Sawmills, is a required destination for any serious shopper looking for furniture.

 

Resources
City Website: Sawmills
, Town Hall, 4076 US Highway 321-A, Sawmills NC 28630; 828-396-7903
Location:
Foothills, 11/2 hours east of Asheville
County:
Caldwell County: County Offices, 905 West Avenue NW, Lenoir NC 28645; 828-757-1300
Elevation & Population:
1,247 feet, 4,900+
County Visitor/Welcome Center:
Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center,1909 Hickory Boulevard SE, Lenoir NC 28645; 828-726-0616
County Chamber of Commerce:
Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, 1909 Hickory Boulevard SE, Lenoir NC 28645; 828-726-0616
Newspaper: News-Topic, 123 Pennton Avenue, Lenoir NC 28645; 828-758-7381
Movie Theatres: (Nearest) Carmike Westgate Twin, 1966 Morganton Boulevard SW, Lenoir NC 28645; 828-758-9902
High School: South Caldwell High School, 7035 Spartan Drive, Hudson NC 28638; 828-396-2188
Colleges and Universities: (Nearest) Caldwell Community College, 2855 Hickory Boulevard, Hudson NC 28638; 828-726-2200
Hospitals: (Nearest) Caldwell Memorial Hospital, 321 Mulberry Street SW, Lenoir NC 28645; 828-757-5100
Area Major Festivals: Christmas Parade (December)
Area Natural Attractions: Pisgah National ForestTuttle Educational State Forest Wilson Creek
Area Cultural Attractions: 
Caldwell Heritage Museum, Chapel of Rest, Fort Defiance,
Granite Falls History &Transportation Museum, Happy Valley, 20 Miles of Furniture


Real Estate

Fine Dining in Western North Carolina
Dining
No restaurants currently available in Sawmills. See Lenoir  and  Granite Falls

Inn on Biltmore Estate, Asheville NC
Accommodations
No accommodations currently available in Sawmills. See Lenoir  and  Granite Falls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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