Geography and Climate

 Transylvania County land area:

   379 square miles

 
 National Forest land area:    136 square miles  
 Lowest elevation: 1,265 ft.  
 Highest elevation: 6,045 ft.  
 Downtown Brevard elevation: 2,200 ft.  
 Annual average temperature:   54.9 F  
 Average January temperature:   37.9 F  
 Average June temperature:   71.9 F  
 Annual average rainfall:                                  80.0"  

 Annual average snowfall:

  6.2"