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Community Organizations

CLAY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
96 Sanderson St., Hayesville, NC 28904
828-389-3704
email: assist@ncmtnchamber.com

Since 1986 the Clay County Chamber of Commerce has been a voluntary dynamic organization made up of over 300 local businesses and professionals interested in supporting and/or doing business in Clay County. Its strengths lie in the number and diversity of its membership. Both large and small businesses from virtually every profession are represented and influence investments in our Chamber.

CLAY COUNTY COMMUNITIES REVITALIZATION ASSOCIATION
PO Box 1533, Hayesville, NC 28904
828-389-6531 | 828-342-8878
email: ClayCountyCommRevitalization@gmail.com

The Mission of the​ Clay County Communities Revitalization Association (CCCRA) is to stimulate economic growth, promote the assets, and preserve the heritage of Clay County. CCCRA is a non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization devoted to preserving and improving Clay County NC for its residents and visitors. Powered by a 100% volunteer engine, CCCRA is funded through memberships, donations and grants.

HISTORIC HAYESVILLE INC./SMALL TOWN MAIN STREET
116 Sanderson St., Hayesville, NC 28904
828-389-1862
email: historichayesvilleinc@gmail.com

Hayesville was designated as a NC Small Town Main Street community in 2013, making it eligible to participate in an orientation and guidance program for two years under the National Main Street Center’s Four Point Approach™ which includes organization, promotion, design and economic vitality to implement projects in downtown Hayesville.

CLAY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND ARTS COUNCIL
PO Box 5, Hayesville, NC 28904
email: info@clayhistoryarts.org

The Clay county Historical and Arts council is powered 100% by volunteers whose efforts develop and support programs that provide any of a wide variety of activities in the arts and humanities including: cultural heritage, historical programs, museums, and performing arts. The annual Festival on the Square is a highlight of the summer season here in Clay County.

Local Government

TOWN OF HAYESVILLE
56 Sanderson St., Hayesville, NC 28904
828-389-1862
email: info@hayesville.org

 As the county seat of Clay County, Hayesville combines small-town charm with the beauty of the mountains, lakes, rivers and streams that surround it. Opportunities for camping, golf, fishing, hiking, horseback riding and water sports are plentiful. Lake Chatuge, our local natural treasure, has over 130 miles of shoreline, much of which can never be developed. The local artist community is diverse and growing. Whether you come for a day, a week or a lifetime, you will always find new activities and new places to explore.

CLAY COUNTY GOVERNMENT
365 Courthouse Drive, Hayesville, NC 28904

828-389-0089
email: info@clayconc.com

Location, location, location – small-town communities with a big hearts…
Nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina, Clay County is ideally situated between Atlanta, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Asheville and Charlotte. The county is divided into six townships: Brasstown, Hayesville, Hiawassee, Shooting Creek, Sweetwater, and Tusquittee. Clay County offers an ideal central location to all the activities that the mountains have to offer combined with a friendly, small town lifestyle.

State Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Resources

NORTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE COMMISSION
Hunting & Fishing Licenses:  888-248-6834

Wildlife Helpline:                     866-318-2401

Links to: 

Mountain Trout Information
Striped Bass Information
Wildlife in North Carolina magazine 

Fun in the Outdoors

NEARBY HIKING INFORMATION

Mountain High Hikers - A local hiking club with members from near and far 

Links to:
Database of great hikes in our area
How to plan for your hike

Other Points of Interest

Tennessee Valley Authority

North Carolina Scenic Byways

For more information, Contact Us!
CLAY COUNTY TRAVEL & TOURISM
365 Courthouse Drive | Hayesville, NC 28904