What Makes West Jefferson Special?

While other small towns have grown into cities or simply faded away, West Jefferson has remained the small town that is quintessential Americana. Our town is nestled within the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains of northwest North Carolina. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, West Jefferson not only presents beautiful landscape and cool mountain breezes, but also gives visitors a sense of history as well as a mix of modern culture. Simply stroll about our town and discover what is so special about West Jefferson.

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Upcoming Events

Blue Ridge Brutal

Start Sat Aug 21, 2021 07:00 am
End Sat Aug 21, 2021 08:00 pm

Ashe Civic Center

Join us for our 31st Annual Blue Ridge Brutal, August 21, 2021
New routes were introduced in 2017. Safer roads, better scenery but still JUST AS BRUTAL. Our riders love the new routes!
Not for the faint hearted. One of the most challenging road bike rides in the spectacular mountains of North Carolina with 55, 72 and 102 mile options. For those who are up for it, there’s also the optional Assault on Mount Jefferson - about 1500 ft. of elevation gain over 3.1 miles.

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