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Waynesville, NC

The charming city of Waynesville boasts a pedestrian-friendly Main Street with farm-to-table restaurants and quaint shops that offer everything from antiques to modern clothes and camping gear. The popularity in craft-brewing has paved the way for several microbreweries like Boojum and Frog Level, whose plentiful menus offer savory food to enjoy with a cold beer. In the historic district, Panacea Coffee Shop roasts and bags their beans right in front of you to show off their unique process. The outdoor dog-friendly patio makes this a local favorite to come spend time with friends while sitting on the Adirondack chairs overlooking the river.

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With a population of 9,809, Waynesville is a small town that has grown 45% in the last 20 years. It’s starting to get noticed, and people are coming here to benefit from the low cost of living and growing economy. The median home listing price in Waynesville is $299,900, and due to increased interest, the market estimates a 13.9% increase in home value by the end of 2019.

The average workday commute is 29 minutes by car, and families with children benefit from schools with a 14:1 student-teacher ratio that allows for a more personalized learning experience. Residents can take their pick of 19 preschools in the area. Once children reach elementary school, Junaluska and Jonathan Valley public schools have the best ratings. Both public middle schools (Bethel and Waynesville) are also highly-rated, and by high school, all children in the public school system will attend Tuscola High.

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Haywood County

Waynesville is the largest city in Haywood County. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, one of the most noteworthy peaks in the area is Cold Mountain, the inspiration and setting for the novel and a feature film starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Renée Zellweger. Haywood County also hosts the annual Folkmoot festival, an international celebration of folk music that attracts over 100,000 international visitors every July.

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