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Sylva is a mountain town located along the Plot Balsam Mountain chain of the North Carolina Mountains. Its artsy culture and music roots give the town its popular nickname of being “The New Orleans” of the Carolinas.


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  • 1 Appalachian Women’s Museum, 100 West Hometown Place, +1 828 506-9559. Museum exploring the contributions of women on the culture and natural history of Western North Carolina.
  • 2 Jackson County Courthouse. Built in 1913 Jackson County Courthouse (Q6117038) on Wikidata Jackson County Courthouse (Sylva, North Carolina) on Wikipedia
  • 3 American Museum of the House Cat, +1 828 476 9376. Opened in 2017, this museum is filled with a collection of 5,000 cat-related items, which cover the history of the domestic house cat.







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Routes through Sylva
ChattanoogaBryson City  W  E  WaynesvilleAsheville

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