County Seat of Avery County
Before its founding, the area was known as Old Fields or Old Fields of Toe. In 1911 it was renamed Newland, after North Carolina Lieutenant Governor William C. Newland, and simultaneously became the county seat for Avery County. The Avery County Courthouse and Avery County Jail are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This community is a great place to live and a great place to enjoy living. The county seat of Avery is just another small town with a the familiar trappings. Friendly people, great schools, good restaurants, a tremendous golf course and of course everything else that mountain living brings with it. Peak Eeal Estate will be happy to assist you in finding the right home for your family.