Everything you need to know about Fleetwood, NC

A small town on U.S. Route 221 between Deep Gap and West Jefferson. Reserved, scenic, secluded, and beautiful.

Read on to learn more about this community.

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What Fleetwood, NC, is known for

Fleetwood is known as being a quiet town with not a long of commotion. This is great for those wanting to seclude in nature without interruption. As an unincorporated community in Ashe County, North Carolina, Fleetwood is not an area governed by its own municipal corporation.

Beautiful nature surrounds the town. The New River, hiking, mountains, and other outdoor activities await the avid outdoors person. Mulatto Mountain is only a few minutes away and offers a pretty sight for residents and visitors.

Soak up the sights and sounds of this small and welcoming town.

Things to do in Fleetwood, NC

Fleetwood Falls

Fleetwood Falls is only a short drive from the town of Fleetwood. Water cascades down the rocks in some places, but it’s mainly a wide river. Residents and visitors can enjoy nearby golf and ski resorts. Enjoy the river with a canoe, tube, or kayak. Or fish or swim on a warm day.


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Fleetwood Antiques

A small shop for in-store shopping of antiques. Good prices and lots of options for glassware. Visit off US-221.


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Crown Point

If you’re willing to drive a few minutes, Crown Point is a scenic overlook of the South Fork New River. Get to it from Dick Phillips Rd. to Summer Haus Ln.


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Places to eat in Fleetwood, NC

163 Service & Grocery

About 15 minutes away through some windy roads is 163 Service & Grocery. It’s a convenience store connected to a gas station. “Great owner, always comfortable atmosphere,” said a Google review.

Todd Mercantile & Bakery

A bakery and gift shop serving cinnamon rolls, cookies, and gluten-free pastries with coffee and tea. An event area allows for crafts and gatherings. Located 20 minutes away in Todd.

Demographics of Fleetwood, NC

The population in Fleetwood is 2,757, the median age is 47, and the number of people per household is 2.3.

  • 73.7% are married
  • 6.5% are divorced
  • 36.1% are married with children

Why you want to move to Fleetwood, NC

If you desire a slower life, nature, and friendly neighbors, then Fleetwood may be right for you. Just minutes away from nature and scenic landscapes, you’re bound to be one with nature.

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Noteworthy businesses in Fleetwood, NC

A long-standing post office has been in business since 1898.

A kitten business called “Kurakats: Purveyors Of  Fine Devon Rex Kittens Since 2010″ is in the area. They breed and transport kittens to anywhere in the US. They come with the necessary vaccines and crave attention from humans.

Streetdreamz, a car service company, has been selling new and used tires, doing oil changes, detailing, and doing mechanical work for a while in the area.

Homes for sale in Fleetwood, NC

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