Relocation Guide

Relo-BookletNestled in the northwestern mountains of North Carolina, Blowing Rock offers residents a quiet escape from everyday life. Conveniently located to the Blue Ride Parkway, you will have the opportunity to frequently hike the countless trails and enjoy breathtaking views.

In addition to the natural beauty of the area, enjoy living close to distinctive shops and some of North Carolina’s most notable attractions. Whether looking for a private hideaway, or a cozy place inside the Village, the charming atmosphere of this quaint, mountain town will leave you feeling uplifted.

We hope that you will join us in Blowing Rock, and experience everything that makes our Village unique.

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    • Real Estate

      Blowing Rock is an amazing place to live – whether you are looking to live here during all four beautiful seasons, or just for part of the year, we look forward to calling you neighbor. Our area offers an array of homes from cozy cabins to luxury homes and a

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    • Health Care

      Blowing Rock offers high-quality healthcare, and many opportunities to maintain a healthy lifestyle for its citizens. Blowing Rock Medical Park PLUS Urgent Care Family and geriatric medicine. Offering specialized healthcare (including gastroenterology), diagnostics and treatments for well/sick visits for every member of your family, PLUS Urgent Care. 8439 Valley Blvd., Blowing

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    • Government town hall

      Blowing Rock operates with a Council-Manager form of government. Citizens of Blowing Rock vote to elect the Town Council, who in turn choose a Town Manager. A town mayor is elected every 2 years and presides over all Council meetings. The current mayor is J.B. Lawrence, who is a native

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    • Employment

      Blowing Rock has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the southeast (3.5%), and its economy is based mostly on retail and tourism revenue. In recent years, tourism revenue has been averaging about $150 million a year for Blowing Rock and surrounding areas. Largely due to this, the area provides

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    • Education

      Blowing Rock Elementary-Middle School: A K-8 facility with over 500 students enrolled. Class sizes range from 20 to 36 students. Several outstanding programs are part of the student’s life at Blowing Rock School. These unique programs include a Book Dedication Program, a Character Education program, and a Student to Student

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    • Community blowing rock community

      The estimated year-round population in Blowing Rock as of 2010 was 1241 people. The average age of inhabitants is 59 years old, with a per capita income of $34,294. The median household income is $54,271, well above the national average. The median value of homes in Blowing Rock is appraised

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    • Climate bassblake trails - photo by Jim Ruff

      Blowing Rock, North Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful views in the Appalachian Mountains. With elevations reaching over 3600 ft. and an average summer temperature of 65 degrees, Blowing Rock is an ideal place to live and vacation. The winters here have an average temperature of 35

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