Envision a small enclave of charming mountain communities set in the southwestern corner of North Carolina in the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains. These scenic communities of Sapphire, Cashiers, Lake Toxaway, Glenville, and Highlands, North Carolina make up the area affectionately called “Little Switzerland”.
What is Sapphire NC known for?
This quaint North Carolina community is best known for its resorts, including Sapphire Valley Ski Resort and the Wyndham Resort at Fairfield Sapphire Valley. Sapphire also offers miles of hiking trails, forests, and stunning waterfalls.
Does Sapphire NC have a town?
Sapphire is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Sapphire is 8.5 miles (13.7 km) east of Cashiers. Sapphire has a post office with ZIP code 28774.
|Sapphire, North Carolina|
|GNIS feature ID||1022501|
What is Sapphire North Carolina close to?
Waynesville, NC. Easley, SC. Clemson, SC.
Does it snow in Sapphire NC?
Sapphire (zip 28774) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 132 days per year.
|Sapphire, North Carolina||United States|
|Snowfall||8.5 in.||27.8 in.|
|Precipitation||132.1 days||106.2 days|
|Sunny||212 days||205 days|
|Avg. July High||78.1°||85.8°|
Is Sapphire NC in the Smoky Mountains?
Since 1896 Sapphire Valley has been host to families seeking the beauty of the Smoky Mountains and the cooler summer weather. … Sapphire Valley is nestled in one of the most scenic corners of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and is the closest four seasons resort to many major southeastern cities.
How far is sapphire from Asheville NC?
The distance between Sapphire and Asheville is 43 miles. The road distance is 56 miles.