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Cullowhee /ˈkʌləhwiː/ is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jackson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 9,428 as of the 2010 census. The area known as Cullowhee has Western Carolina University, part of the UNC System, and the village/town of Forest Hills within its area. The Jackson County Recreation Department and the Jackson County Airport are also located in the Cullowhee area. The name of the town was long thought to mean "Valley of the Lillies," but is actually derived from part of the Cherokee phrase "joolth-cullah-wee" which translates as "Judacullah's Place." Judacullah, a giant warrior and hunter who the Cherokee believe lived in the area, is an important figure in their religion and culture.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Cullowhee in United States is an ideal destination for a vacation! Cullowhee is located at a short trip away from Pigeon Forge a major city in United States. Attractions in Pigeon Forge include Dollywood, Dixie Stampede Dinner And Show, The Old Mill Restaurant. Popular vacation packages of Cullowhee are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Cullowhee*

  • Living in Cullowhee - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 77.1 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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