Tourism Statistics

  • Domestic Tourism in Transylvania County generated an economic impact of $84.26 million in 2013. This was a 4.13 percent increase from 2012.
  • In 2013, Transylvania County ranked 44th in travel impact among North Carolina's 100 Counties.

Transylvania County Tourism Revenues

Year

Revenues in Millions

      Change from       Previous Year

2013 $84.26 4.13%
2012 $80.93 4.66%
2011
$77.32
7.76%
2010
$71.75
1.69%
2009
$70.56
-8.45%
2008
$77.07
-3.83%
2007
$80.14
5.95%
2006
$75.64
8.15%
2005
$69.94
8.42%
2004
$64.51
2.53%
2003
$62.92
1.35%
2002
$62.08
2.00%
2001
$60.86
2.10%
  • More than 740 jobs in Transylvania were directly attributable to travel and tourism.
  • Travel generated a $14.83 million payroll in 2013.
  • State and local tax revenues from travel to Transylvania County amounted to $6.93 million. This represents a $209.20 tax saving to each county resident.

Popular attractions: Blue Ridge Parkway, Brevard Music CenterCradle of Forestry, DuPont State Forest, Gorges State Park, Pisgah National Forest, Looking Glass Falls, Whitewater Falls, Sliding Rock and the French Broad River.

For more information about tourism and sites visit:

Tourism Development Authority
175 East Main St.
Brevard, NC  28712
828-883-3700

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A 5% occupancy tax is charged for lodging.