The Hiwassee River Basin Directory: The Area Around Hayesville, NC

Covering  the Lakes and Mountains of Georgia, SW North Carolina and SE Tennessee

 

Hayesville Home Page News Page Area Maps  Photos Site Map Historic Images

Lake Chatuge, Picture taken in Hayesville, Clay County, North Carolina

Click for more pictures of Lake Chatuge

 

 
     

 

   
bullet Clay County Government Website
bullet Hayesville Real Estate Listings on a Google Map

 

 
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bulletHiwassee River Basin Overview
bulletSome Sites with an Area Overview
bulletGeneral Sites of Interest
bulletGeorgia
bulletNorth Carolina
bulletTennessee

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Clay County, NC (Hayesville, Brasstown)

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Cherokee County, NC (Murphy, Andrews, Brasstown)

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Polk County, TN (Benton, Ducktown, Copperhill)

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Monroe County, TN (Coker Creek)

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McMinn County, TN (Etowah, Delano)

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Macon County, NC (Franklin) (outside the river basin)

 

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Fannin County, GA (Blue Ridge, McCaysville, Mineral Bluff, Morganton)

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Towns County, GA (Hiawassee, Young Harris, Tate City)

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Union County, GA (Blairsville)

Area Overview Links

Hiwassee River Basin Overview top

Sign on U.S. 64 about 16 miles E. of Hayesville, NC

The areas around lakes Chatuge, Nottely, Hiwassee, Blue Ridge, Apalachia and Ocoee (lake at dam Ocoee No. 1, dams & river only at Ocoee No. 2 & Ocoee No. 3)  have some of the most beautiful scenery in the Blue Ridge mountains, and are the focus of this site. The area is traditionally called the Hiwassee River Basin and the lakes have a combined 569 miles of shoreline. Click here or on the image below for a complete view of the Tennessee River System which includes the basin.

bulletHiwassee River Basin, North Carolina Portion
bullet Fact Sheet (PDF, 1.1 MB)
bullet Water Supply Planning
bullet Hiwassee River Basinwide Assessment Report - 2000 - with some great maps - 45 pp., PDF
bullet Hiwassee River entry on Wikipedia
bullet Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition
bullet North Carolina River Basin IQ Test

Sites with Broad Area Coverage top

bullet About North Georgia
bullet Appalachian Trail in Georgia
bullet Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
bullet Clay County Heritage Development Initiative
bullet Cherokee County Heritage Development Initiative
bullet Macon County Heritage Development Initiative
bullet Boating in North Georgia
bullet Eastern Continental Divide in Georgia
bulletFishing Sites
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Hiwassee River Fishing Site

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Owl's Blue Ridge Information

bullet Geology of the Eastern Blue Ridge - Lake Chatuge, Chunky Gal Mountain and Winding Stair Gap
bullet Georgia's Historic High Country, with great Iifo on each of the 3 above Georgia Counties, plus
bullet Georgia Mountain Parkway 
bulletHelen, GA & other White County sites (not Hiwassee Basin, but adjacent to it)
bullet Helen at roadsidega.com
bulletHelen Convention and Visitors Bureau
bullet North Georgia's WhiteCounty.com
bullet Mountain Heritage Center, Cullowhee
bullet Mountain High Hikers
bulletMusic/Theater/Dance
bullet Mountain Area Performing Arts Association
bullet Nantahala National Forest Campgrounds
bulletNews for North Georgia
bullet AccessNorthGa.com
bullet North Carolina's Smoky Mountains
bullet "Pick-Your-Own" Farms in Western NC
bullet The Southern Highroads - Covering 13 counties in 4 states
bullet Tennessee Valley Authority
bullet TVA Dams and Power Plants - Map and links including water release schedules

General North Carolina Sites of Interest top

bullet North Carolina Historical Books available from the North Carolina Office of Archives and History
bullet North Carolina Newspapers Online
bullet North Carolina Recreation Areas at recreation.gov
bullet North Carolina State Parks
bullet North Carolina Waterfalls - Map a/o 2/5/06

General Georgia Sites of Interest top

bullet Georgia Lakes Photo Gallery
bullet Georgia Recreation Areas at recreation.gov
bulletGeorgia Trails
bullet Mountain Stewards  including
bullet The Trail Tree Project Site

General Tennessee Sites of Interest top

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Southeast Tennessee

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Hiwassee Island and River pictures. The island is in Meigs County near where the Hiwassee joins the Tennessee river.
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Hiwassee Island 1

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Hiwassee Island 2

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Hiwassee Island 3

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Hiwassee River and Tennessee River aerial gallery

 

 

North Carolina

Clay County, NC (Hayesville) top

bulletCensus Data
bullet Census Data (2004) 
bullet Census Data (2008)
bullet Chamber of Commerce
bullet Membership Directory (PDF)
bulletChunky Gal Mountain Area
bullet Chunky Gal  - Overview at sherpaguides.com. Also see the Fires Creek area description at this site
bulletChurch Directory
bullet Clay County
bullet nearby Towns County
bullet Clay County Board of Elections
bullet Clay County Communities Revitalization Association
bullet Clay County Comprehensive Plan , Sept., 2010
bullet Clay County Democrats
bullet Clay County Genealogy
bullet Clay County Government Website  
bullet Clay County Historical & Arts Council  
bullet Clay County Information, Blue Ridge Highlander Site
bullet Clay County Information and Pictures on Rootsweb
bullet Clay County MapStats from FedStats
bullet Clay County Newspaper History
bullet Clay County Schools
bullet Hayesville High School Swim Team 2002
bullet Clay County Services, NC Division of Aging
bullet Clay's Corner - The Opossum Capital of the World
bullet e-ClayNC - The e-community site
bullet Genealogy - Clay County
bullet Hayesville web site
bullet Hayesville entry on Wikipedia
bulletHayesville Real Estate Listings on a Google Map  
bullet Hinton Rural Life Center
bulletLake Chatuge
bullet Lake Chatuge - Overview at sherpaguides.com
bullet Lake Chatuge - TVA Info
bulletLibrary
bullet Moss Memorial Library, Hayesville
bullet Mountain Adventure Artists' Studio Tour - Spring and Fall Studio Tours
bullet Mountain Computer User Group
bullet Movie Schedules
bullet Fieldstone Cinemas
bullet All area movies
bulletNews from the wire via Google
bullet Clay County News
bullet Hayesville News
bullet Newspapers
bullet Clay County Progress
bullet Smoky Mountain Sentinel
bullet Polar Bear Swim, an event of the Great Smoky Mountain Triathlete Club
bullet Real Estate - Hayesville Listings
bullet Schools in Cherokee and Clay Counties
bulletTheater - Licklog Players at the Peacock Playhouse
bulletDirectories
bullet Hayesville at seekon.com
bullet Hayesville City Data
bullet Lodging
bulletResorts / Golf
bullet Mountain Harbour Golf & Yacht Club
bullet Chatuge Shores Golf Course
bulletPersonal Sites
bullet Tom Nugent's Hayesville Site (lots of great pictures here)
bullet Pictures on Lake Chatuge
bulletWaterfalls of Clay County
bullet Bull Cove Falls
bullet High Falls
bullet Leatherwood Falls

Cherokee County, NC (Murphy/Andrews/Brasstown) top

bullet John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown
bullet Campbell Folk School History
bulletCensus Data
bullet Census Data (2004)
bullet Census Data (2008)
bullet Chautauqua AVE! (Andrews Valley Experience) 
bullet Chambers of Commerce
bullet Andrews Chamber - Main site
bullet Andrews Chamber on grove.net
bullet Cherokee County Chamber
bullet Cherokee County and Murphy Links
bullet Cherokee County Historical Museum, Murphy
bullet Cherokee County Information, Blue Ridge Highlander Site
bullet Cherokee County MapStats from FedStats
bullet Heritage Partners
bulletMovie Schedule
bullet Andrews
bullet Murphy
bulletNews from the wire via Google
bullet Brasstown News
bullet Cherokee County News
bullet Murphy News
bulletNewspaper
bullet Cherokee Scout
bullet Cherokee Sentinel
bulletLake Appalachia
bullet Lake Appalachia - TVA Info
bulletLake Hiwassee
bullet Lake Hiwassee - Overview at sherpaguides.com
bullet Lake Hiwassee - TVA Info
bulletLibrary
bullet Nantahala Regional Library, Murphy
bullet Murphy entry on Wikipedia
bullet Schools in Cherokee and Clay Counties
bullet Things To Do
bullet Tri-County Community College
bulletDirectories
bullet Andrews City Data
bullet Murphy at seekon.com
bullet Murphy City Data
bulletLodging
bullet Brasstown Bed & Breakfast Directory
bullet Cherokee County Bed & Breakfast Directory
bullet Murphy Bed & Breakfast Directory
bulletResorts / Golf
bullet Cherokee Hills Golf & Country Club
bulletPersonal Sites
bullet Tristatehiker's NC album  Mostly Cherokee County, with some Clay County and others
bulletWaterfalls of Cherokee County (coming soon)
bulletNorth Shoals Falls

Tennessee

Polk County, TN (Benton, Ducktown, Copperhill) top

bulletCensus Data
bullet Census Data (2004) 
bullet Census Data (2008)
bulletChamber of Commerce
bullet Polk County
bullet Recreation Links
bullet Cherokee National Forest
bullet Ducktown Basin Museum - Private Page
bullet Ducktown entry on Wikipedia
bullet Ducktown Links
bulletMovie Schedule
bullet Ducktown
bulletNews from the wire via Google
bullet Ducktown News
bullet Ocoee Whitewater Center
bullet Polk County History at tngenweb
bullet Polk County MapStats from FedStats
bullet Polk County Overview
bulletTennessee Overhill Country
bullet Main Site
bullet Overview
bulletLodging
bullet Benton Bed & Breakfast Directory
bullet Ducktown Bed & Breakfast Directory
bullet Ocoee Inn

Monroe County, TN (Coker Creek) top

Note: Only a small part of Monroe County is in the Hiwassee River Basin, specifically, the area around Coker Creek.

bullet Chamber of Commerce
bullet Coker Creek - Gateway to the special 3-mile segment of the original Unicoi Trail which is now one of the ten National Heritage Trails in the U.S. Walk on a trail where Indians walked 900 years ago.
bullet Monroe County MapStats from FedStats

McMinn County, TN (Etowah, Delano) top

bullet Chamber of Commerce
bullet Hiwassee River Rail Adventures - The amazing trip along the Hiwassee River now includes riding to the top of the Great Hiwassee Loop. At the top you'll be passing over a bridge 62 feet above the tracks on which you've just traveled as the rails negotiate a spiraling formation.
bullet Hiwassee Scenic River Park
bullet McMinn County MapStats from FedStats

 

 Below: Areas near Hayesville but

 outside the Hiwassee River Basin

Macon County, NC (Franklin) top

bulletCensus Data
bullet Census Data (2004)
bullet Census Data (2008)
bulletChamber of Commerce
bullet Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce
bullet Franklin entry on Wikipedia
bullet Macon County Hiking Trails
bullet Macon County Historical Society
bullet Macon County MapStats from FedStats
bullet Macon County Official Site
bullet Movie Schedule
bulletDirectories
bullet Franklin City Data
bulletLodging
bullet Franklin Bed & Breakfast Directory
bulletNews from the wire via Google
bullet Franklin News
bullet Macon County News
bulletResorts / Golf
bullet Franklin Golf Course
bullet Mill Creek Country Club

 

 

Georgia

Fannin County, GA (Blue Ridge, McCaysville, Mineral Bluff, Morganton) top

bullet Blue Ridge Business & Professional Association
bullet Blue Ridge entry on Wikipedia
bullet Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
bullet Blue Ridge Vacation and Tourism Guide
bulletCensus Data
bullet Census Data (2004)
bullet Census Data (2008)
bullet Chamber of Commerce
bullet McCaysville Page
bullet Fannin County Fire Department
bullet Fannin County Historical Maps in the UGA
bullet Fannin County MapStats from FedStats
bullet Genealogy - Fannin County
bullet Fannin County Information, Blue Ridge Highlander Site
bullet Gateway to the Mountains
bullet Hiking Trails
bullet Lake Blue Ridge
bulletLibrary
bullet Fannin County Public Library, Blue Ridge
bulletMovie Schedule
bullet Blue Ridge
bullet Newcomer Info
bulletNews from the wire via Google
bullet Blue Ridge News
bullet Fannin County News
bulletNewspaper
bullet BlueRidgeNow.com
bullet The News Observer
bulletDirectories
bullet Blue Ridge at seekon.com
bullet Blue Ridge City Data
bullet McCaysville City Data
bulletLodging
bullet Blue Ridge Bed & Breakfast Directory
bullet Chamber of Commerce Lodging Directory
bullet Waterfalls of Fannin County

Towns County, GA (Hiawassee, Young Harris, Tate City) top

bulletCensus Data
bullet Census Data (2004) 
bullet Census Data (2008)
bullet Chamber of Commerce
bulletChurch Directory
bullet Towns County
bullet nearby Clay County
bullet Genealogy - Towns County
bullet Georgia Mountain Fair, Hiawassee
bullet Fred Hamilton Rhododendron Garden (more good links here)
bullet Hiking Trails - Overview
bullet Hiking Trails & Waterfalls, Hiawassee Area
bullet Hiking Trails & Waterfalls, Young Harris Area
bullet Hiawassee entry on Wikipedia
bullet Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition
bullet Lake Chatuge History
bullet Mountain Computer User Group
bulletLibraries:
bullet Mountain Regional Library, Young Harris
bullet Towns County Public Library, Hiawassee
bulletMovie Schedule
bullet Fieldstone Cinemas
bullet All area movies
bullet Newcomer Info
bulletNews from the wire via Google
bullet Hiawassee News
bulletNewspaper - Towns County Herald (not on the Web)
bullet Towns County Historical Maps in the UGA Historical Atlas of Georgia Counties
bullet Towns County Historical Society
bullet Towns County Homeowners Association  
bullet Towns County Information, Blue Ridge Highlander Site
bullet Towns County MapStats from FedStats
bullet Towns County Middle School
bullet Towns County Real Estate Listings on a Google Map  
bulletDirectories
bullet Hiawassee at seekon.com
bullet Hiawassee City Data
bullet Young Harris at seekon.com
bullet Young Harris City Data
bulletLodging
bullet Hiawassee Bed & Breakfast Directory
bullet Young Harris Bed & Breakfast Directory
bullet Motels & Hotels in Hiawassee
bullet Bend of the River Chalet
bulletPersonal Sites
bulletAlbums from Mike & Pat Sewell
bullet Hiawassee Album
bullet Southern Appalachia Album
bulletDave's Albums
bullet Georgia Waterfalls and Scenery  - pictures of Young Harris Falls, Tate City Mall and more
bullet More Georgia Waterfalls - well, that's what he calls it, but you'll find Leatherwood Falls and Fires Creek in Clay County, NC here too
bullet More N GA Pictures
bullet Young Harris (Cupid) Falls
bulletResorts / Golf
bullet Brasstown Valley Resort
bullet Waterfalls of Towns County
bullet Young Harris College
bullet Young Harris entry on Wikipedia
bullet Young Harris main city website

Union County, GA (Blairsville, Suches) top

bullet Blairsville entry on Wikipedia
bullet Blairsville Union County Chamber of Commerce
bullet Blairsville.com
bulletCensus Data
bullet Census Data (2004)
bullet Census Data (2008)
bullet Genealogy - Union County
bullet Hiking, Bike & ATV Trails at Mountain Travel Guide
bullet Hiking Trails at Georgia Trails
bullet Movie Schedule
bullet Newcomer Info ews from the wire via Google
bullet Blairsville
bulletLibrary
bullet Union County Public Library, Blairsville
bulletNewspapers
bullet North Georgia News
bullet Union Sentinel
bullet North Georgia Technical College, Blairsville Campus
bullet Union County Anti-Drug Coalition, Inc.
bullet Union County Historical Maps in the UGA Historical Atlas of Georgia Counties
bullet Union County Historical Society
bullet Union County Information, Blue Ridge Highlander Site
bullet Union County MapStats from FedStats
bulletDirectories
bullet Blairsville at seekon.com
bullet Blairsville City Data
bulletLodging
bullet Blackberry Meadow Lodge, incl. great activity links and dining links for the area on the site
bullet Blairsville Bed & Breakfast Directory
bullet Waterfalls of Union County

 

 

 

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