Haywood County (Images of America) by Michael Beadle

By Michael Beadle

With its pristine waterways, considerable forests, and teeming natural world, Haywood County is known as a type of Eden in Cherokee mythology. All typical water flowing throughout the county originates inside its borders. greater than a dozen of its peaks upward push above 6,000 ft, together with chilly Mountain, made well-known through the best-selling Charles Frazier novel. tested in 1808, Haywood County built right into a sequence of farming groups. Waynesville, the county seat, was once the positioning of the final shot of the Civil battle east of the Mississippi River and later grew right into a well known vacationer vacation spot after rail strains have been laid during the county within the early Eighteen Eighties. at the japanese finish, Canton thrived with one of many greatest paper generators within the state, nonetheless in operation after greater than a century. The county can also be domestic to sections of the Appalachian path, Blue Ridge expressway, and nice Smoky Mountains nationwide Park.

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