High Country Association of REALTORS News

High Country Fun Facts

Average Summer High Temperature:

78 Degrees

Highest Temperature Recorded by

The National Weather Service on Grand Father Mountain:

83 Degrees in August

Average Temperature Differential Between

Asheville, N.C. and Boone, N.C.

10 Degrees Lower

Highest Point in Watauga County

Grand Father Mountain 5920 Feet

Highest Point in Avery County

Carvers Gap 6160 Feet

Approximate Population of Avery County

17,932

Approximate Population of Watauga County

45,479