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A Fun-Filled Country Lifestyle in Union Mills

Escape to the peace and quiet of country living... and surround yourself in a world of endless possibilities! Union Mills is located in the very heart of Western North Carolina, minutes from small-town fun, breathtaking hikes and climbs, beautiful historic sites, and incredible outdoor adventures. Come explore Union Mills, NC and discover the amazing lifestyle that awaits.

Union Mills at a Glance

Getting Around

From Asheville, NC: 50 miles, about 50 min
From Charlotte, NC: 75 miles, about 1 hour 30 min
From Winston-Salem, NC: 120 miles, about 2 hours
From Greenville, SC: 70 miles, about 1 hour 20 min
Major Roads: US-221, US-64, US-74 ALT


Population: 2,699
County: Rutherford
Zip Code: 28167
Median Home Value: $136,300

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Top Activities Around Union Mills

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Go Adventuring

Whether you’re hiking Chimney Rock State Park, ziplining at Boulderline Adventure Programs, or kayaking Lake Lure, there are so many amazing ways to enjoy the great outdoors around Union Mills.

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Visit a Farm or Stable

Fancy a ride through the countryside? Check out a nearby riding stable, like Cedar Creek or Riverside. Want a taste of something sweet? Get a taste straight from the hive at Sweet Betsy Farm!

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Find Small-Town Fun

Head just a few miles south to Rutherfordton, where you can explore a charming Downtown filled with fun—the historic Bechtler House or the KidSENSES museum, and tons of restaurants and stores.

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What You'll Love in Union Mills

With so many great local cities, towns, and communities from which to choose, it's hard to know which one will be best for you! So here's what local residents (and visitors) truly love about Union Mills.

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Blissfully Remote Country Living

Escape to the peace and quiet of wind in the trees and birdsong in the early morning hours. Leave behind the cares of the modern world and step into a world where things are just… simpler.

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Thermal City Gold Mine

Up for a little mining? Head to the Thermal City Gold Mine, where you can try your luck and panning for gems and gold! You can have the full gold-mining experience by camping out on site, too. You can spend the day at a panning station or pan in the river, taking a dredging class, or even participate in a seasonal dig!

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Top-Notch Public Schools

Staying a while and worried about where your young ones will be learning? Fear not! Union Mills belongs to Rutherford County Public Schools, which boast some of the top-performing schools in the state! It’s been named the #20 Best School District in North Carolina, and boasts the #8 Best Teachers in the state as well.

Union Mills Real Estate

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