West Jefferson is Full of the Arts!

If you haven't been to West Jefferson in a while you will want to come and see all the changes in the landscape of our beautiful town. The town has taken out the two center red lights and replaced them with 4 way stop signs and installed bump outs where landscaping has been completed and benches put in place for people to sit and enjoy the downtown area.  While shopping in downtown West Jefferson take some time and look at the great work that was done on the sidewalks. With all the landscaping and having the sidewalks done in brick and concrete gives downtown a new look. West Jefferson’s Historic town always brings people from everywhere and this improvement will make local people and tourists love downtown even more. 

When the town removed the red lights the concrete pedestals that were left standing along the sidewalks. The Arts Council received permission from the Town in 2011 to utilize these 14 former streetlight concrete pedestals as a canvas to display artwork throughout the downtown. The theme of the art project was wildflowers of Ashe County. Intricate designs, detail and bright colors of each of these pedestals makes them a unique art canvas while marketing public art by local artists and beautifying and promoting the town already bustling with public art murals and galleries. As your strolling the streets be sure not to miss all the colorfully painted hydrants scattered around town.  

Also come and enjoy the new track that was built at the town park. The West Jefferson Park is located right above the Ashe County Library and the new asphalt track runs around the whole park. Adults can take their kids around the track and stop at the different swing sets, slides, ball field, tennis courts and playground. To make the park become safer, lights were built along the track. Whether enjoying time with your kids or trying to stay in shape, these enhancements have improved this beautiful park.

Ashe County and the city of West Jefferson North Carolina are some of the most beautiful regions of the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains. While visiting our town come by A1 Mountain Realty, located right in the center of town, right next door to the Chamber of Commerce.  We are an Ashe County Real Estate company that helps clients list and sell Western NC Real Estate near West Jefferson NC, and also throughout areas in the High Country, including Blowing Rock Real Estate, Banner Elk Real Estate and properties along the New River NC. Check out our Western North Carolina Real Estate listings and you will find Large Tracts of NC Land for Sale, Ashe County Homes for Sale and more! Take a look at all of our listings on our website www.a1mountainrealty.com or call 846-4900 or stop by the office and speak to any one of our agents.

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