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Welcome to Toxaway Falls ...

So far, we have found very little information about Toxaway Falls. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Toxaway Falls to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Toxaway Falls, please Contact Us.


Toxaway Falls would have been located within present day Transylvania County<2>.

The pronunciation of Toxaway Falls: TOX-uh-way<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Toxaway Falls is 2,970 feet [905 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Toxaway Falls is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Toxaway Falls was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Toxaway Falls would have been located in the (828) area code.

Communities near Toxaway Falls ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Toxaway Falls.

  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
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    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Toxaway Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<6>
  • Highlands [Jackson County]
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    • Highlands [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Toxaway Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 984 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highlands have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highlands<6>
  • Rosman [Transylvania County]
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    • Rosman [Transylvania County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Toxaway Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 624 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosman<6>
  • Forest Hills [Jackson County]
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    • Forest Hills [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Toxaway Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 376 people
    • Forest Hills has also been known as:
    • Forest Hills village
    • Village of Forest Hills
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Hills<6>
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    • Salem [Oconee County]
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      • Salem [Oconee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Toxaway Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
    • Sapphire [Transylvania County]
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      • Sapphire [Transylvania County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Toxaway Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sapphire have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sapphire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sapphire<6>
    • Balsam Grove [Transylvania County]
    • Cashiers [Jackson County]
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      • Cashiers [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Toxaway Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cashiers have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cashiers<6>
    • Rocky Bottom [Pickens County]
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      • Rocky Bottom [Pickens County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Toxaway Falls
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    • Argura [Jackson County]
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      • Argura [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Toxaway Falls
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Toxaway Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Toxaway Falls.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Toxaway Falls. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Toxaway Falls.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Toxaway Falls. See our Newspapers Page for Toxaway Falls.

Communities in North Carolina

About Transylvania County

About North Carolina

The official website for Transylvania County: www.transylvaniacounty.org/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Toxaway Falls, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Transylvania, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Toxaway Falls. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Toxaway Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Toxaway Falls) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Toxaway Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Toxaway FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Toxaway Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1231, Longitude: -82.9323    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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