Gold Hill, North Carolina
"In the Middle of Everywhere"
Gold Hill is known as the nineteenth century capitol of gold mining in N.C., with its first gold discovery in 1824. It is considered one of the most charming and historic small towns in North Carolina, a quaint village with beautiful scenery. It is quite easy to get lost in time as you discover all there is to see here.
Gold Hill is located in Rowan County, North Carolina. If you use Gold Hill as a hub, within a 100-mile radius a wheel forms to take in all the major population centers in Western North Carolina. So, while this most delightful of small towns in North Carolina is thought to be “in the middle of nowhere,” it is actually in the middle of everywhere. During your visit, you can learn about the history of gold mining in NC, shop, feast at a nice restaurant and more.