Small Town Charm, Natural Beauty.
Unicoi County, Tennessee is simply one of the most unique, beautiful places on earth. With stunning mountain views, secluded waterfalls, and hiking trails, visitors find a refreshed energy here that stands unrivaled. The low cost of living, solid infrastructure, and unique job opportunities draw people from around the world.
The warm, friendly community makes Unicoi County a great place to live. Attractions like Downtown Erwin, the beneficiary of a $5 million facelift, and events like the Unicoi County Apple Festival bring residents together to enjoy this wonderful place. But don't just take it from us, see why Downtown Erwin has been ranked as one of the 8 Most Charming Towns in Tennessee.
Unicoi County is absolutely beautiful. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Unicoi County has plenty of adventure for the outdoor enthusiast, including rafting, fishing, hunting, hiking, and more. Traverse the Appalachian Trail or hike the Cherokee National Forest. Visit Rocky Fork State Park for some amazing fly fishing, spectacular views of waterfalls, and mountain biking. Unicoi County is also known for several scenic points of interest, including Big Bald, Still Branch Falls, and Red Fork Falls.
There are multiple whitewater options on the Nolichucky River. Companies like USA Raft and Blue Ridge Paddling provide guided expeditions including rafting, paddling, rock climbing, horseback riding, camping, and caving.
One of the best examples of how Unicoi County's citizens take pride in their home is Downtown Erwin. Visit the local library, which is the beautifully-restored train depot. Shop the many one-of-a-kind boutiques and stop in at the fountain drug stores.