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Hit the Road

It's the season for road trips.

Burnsville is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just 35 miles northeast of Asheville. An exceptional place to live, work, or visit, Yancey County is home to five of the highest mountains in the eastern United States including Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi River (6,684 feet). 

Driving distances from nearby cities:

Asheville, NC | 36 mi.

Atlanta, GA | 241 mi.

Birmingham, AL | 372 mi.

Charleston, SC | 301 mi.

Charlotte, NC | 130 mi.

Columbia, SC | 191 mi.

Greensboro, NC | 171 mi.

Greenville, SC | 96 mi.

Johnson City, TN | 44 mi.

Knoxville, TN | 117 mi.

Louisville, KY | 360 mi.

Nashville, TN | 295 mi.

Raleigh, NC | 246 mi.

Richmond, VA | 372 mi.

Roanoke, VA | 234 mi.

Savannah, GA | 344 mi.

Washington D.C. | 462 mi.

An easy 50-minute drive from Burnsville, Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is the closest airport. Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is just over two hours. 

The Burnsville-Yancey Chamber and Visitor Center are situated on West Main Street inside a former garage and filling station that served the townspeople for decades. A 1922 Dodge Roadster automobile in the lobby serves as a reminder of the building’s earlier days as a service station.  Today the Chamber offers resources and information about local businesses, services, and attractions.

Explore Burnsville Partners

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