10 Small Towns In North Carolina That Offer Nothing But Peace And Quiet

North Carolina has SO many amazing small towns. Some of those are the oldest in the state, others fly under the radar yet still retain a significant amount of their very own culture. Yet, with so many gorgeous, quaint, small towns…it can be hard to find the perfect fit. If you’re already wanting the small town life, it’s safe to say you also want some peace and quiet as well. Sure, we have great small towns, but during certain times of the years, those small towns can get bogged down with tourist and terrible traffic. If you’re seeking a life of solitude, these 10 towns might just be the perfect fit for you.

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It was really hard to narrow down this list, and some towns I absolutely love (like Brevard and New Bern) I hate to leave out, but they can get packed to the brim during busy season. These 10 really will bring you (mostly) year-round solitude, besides the occasional festival, event, or leafer. Do you live in any of these towns now or wish to call one home?

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