Brevard is located in Transylvania Count with a population of 7,609 as of the 2010 census and cradled in the Blue Ridge Mountains located 33 miles from Asheville or a short 45 minute drive. The City of Brevard encompasses 5.12 square miles at 2,231 feet above sea level. Brevard is a cozy town filled with tremendous cultural and natural opportunities. Visitors from around the globe come to partake in our many music festivals, waterfalls, and cycling trails. Brevard plays host to six fantastic festivals and three cycling events annually.

Brevard is so much more than it’s festivals and events. The quality of life in this community is unparalleled. People are nice here because they genuinely love where they live. Few places in the United States offer our unique combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural experiences, and commitment to community. Brevard is a proud town and always enthusiastic to meet new people.



Brevard is the fortunate recipient of several world-class chefs. Like so many of the “newer” locals, they pursued a dream of quality of life no big city could provide. Their love of place is reflected in the fantastic creations they offer. Oskar Blues Brewery is also located in Brevard for those beer lovers. A good cup of coffee is a necessity. You have plenty of coffee cafes to choose from and Brevard also has its own coffee roaster. Many of the local restaurants have their own special brew. Brevard’s coffee is as spectacular as the mountain views.

People living in Brevard have a true sense of community. People donate their time to ensure this community stays a welcoming, caring, and trusting place. For families, this is an ideal place to live. With top notch schools and strong family values, children grow up with the same sense of community and a positive moral compass. Parents love that they can feel comfortable about their kids walking to town and enjoying a movie and a milk shake like they did as kids.

Brevard and Transylvania County is a wonderful place to call home, so if you are looking to relocate to Western North Carolina you need to visit the Land of Waterfalls and check out everything it has to offer. Retirees, college graduates and families are attracted to the small town feel that Brevard offers and the protection that 50% plus of all the land in Transylvania County is State or National Forest.



NEARBY CITY: Asheville NC, Hendersonville NC

COUNTY: Transylvania

TOWNS: Rosman

UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES: Balsam Grove, Cedar Mountain, Lake Toxaway, Penrose, Pisgah Forest, Sapphire


COLLEGE: Brevard College

HIGH SCHOOL: Brevard High School, Rosman High School

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Brevard Middle, Rosman Middle,

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: Brevard Elementary, Pisgah Forest Elementary, Rosman Elementary, TC Henderson Elementary, Mountain Sun Community School

ZIP CODES: 28712, 28772, 28747

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY ZIP CODES: 28708-Balsam Grove, 28712-Brevard, 28718-Cedar Mtn, 28747-Lake Toxaway, 28766-Penrose, 28768-Pisgah Forest, 28772-Rosman, 28774-Sapphire

NEARBY COMMUNITIES: Big Hill, Cadance Point, Chasewood, Connestee Falls, Eagle Lake, French Broad Place Condos, Round Mountain Falls, Rooster Cove, Poplar Crest, Straus Park,Richland Ridge, Stones Lake, Sylvan Heights, Sylvan Habitat, The Reserve, Windover Farms

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Updated: 3rd October, 2022 4:10 AM (UTC).