Above the Competition. Beyond Belief.
Come discover for yourself why Watauga County has become one of North Carolina's most sought after communities. Because of a rare blend of amenities and opportunities – Boone, Blowing Rock and the surrounding towns make this the ideal place to build a business and build a life.
Ideas Happen Here. Indoors or Out.
Experience the Benefits of Partnering with a Major University.
As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian State University enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is increasingly one of the most popular of the system’s universities, and was included in Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2017."