This list includes properties and districts listed on the
National Register of Historic Places in Avery County, North Carolina. Click the "Map of all coordinates" link to the right to view an online map of all properties and districts with latitude and longitude coordinates in the table below.
This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 17, 2023.
Current listings [ edit ]
 Name on the Register
City or town
Avery County Courthouse
May 10, 1979
( #79001660) Montezuma St., Courthouse Dr. and Glenn Hicks Lane
36°05′12″N 81°55′37″W / 36.086667°N 81.926944°W / 36.086667; -81.926944 ( Avery County Courthouse)
Avery County Jail
December 9, 1999
( #99001494) 1829 Schultz Cir. and Glenn Hicks Lane
36°05′12″N 81°55′34″W / 36.086631°N 81.926003°W / 36.086631; -81.926003 ( Avery County Jail)
Newland former jail that now houses the Avery Historical Museum
Banner Elk Hotel
October 6, 2000
( #00001182) 309 Banner St.
36°09′38″N 81°52′19″W / 36.160556°N 81.871944°W / 36.160556; -81.871944 ( Banner Elk Hotel)
Banner Elk School
September 18, 2017
( #100001628) 185 Azalea Cir.
36°09′46″N 81°52′12″W / 36.162778°N 81.870000°W / 36.162778; -81.870000 ( Banner Elk School)
Crossnore Presbyterian Church
March 1, 1996
( #96000206) US 221/NC 194 E side, opposite jct. with Dellinger Rd.
36°01′06″N 81°55′47″W / 36.018364°N 81.929747°W / 36.018364; -81.929747 ( Crossnore Presbyterian Church)
Crossnore School Historic District
February 18, 2009
( #09000059) Within the campus of Crossnore School, N. side of NC 1143, opposite junction with NC 1148
36°01′25″N 81°55′47″W / 36.023494°N 81.929811°W / 36.023494; -81.929811 ( Crossnore School Historic District)
Elk Park School
December 16, 2005
( #05001410) 253 Elk Park School Rd.
36°09′41″N 81°58′49″W / 36.161389°N 81.980278°W / 36.161389; -81.980278 ( Elk Park School)
Elk Park former school built by the Works Progress Administration; now a senior citizen living center
Edwin Cochran Guy House
December 10, 2021
( #100007245) 320 Wanteska St.
36°05′13″N 81°55′47″W / 36.0869°N 81.9296°W / 36.0869; -81.9296 ( Edwin Cochran Guy House)
Linville Falls Tavern (former)
December 28, 2000
( #00001554) 25 Rock House Ln.
35°57′32″N 81°56′34″W / 35.958889°N 81.942778°W / 35.958889; -81.942778 ( Linville Falls Tavern (former))
Linville Falls Now Famous Louise's Rock House Restaurant. Extends into Burke County as well as McDowell County.
Linville Historic District
March 7, 1979
( #79001659) U.S. 221
36°03′58″N 81°52′10″W / 36.066111°N 81.869444°W / 36.066111; -81.869444 ( Linville Historic District)
Robert Chester and Elsie H. Lowe House
May 1, 2013
( #13000226) 1010 Shawneehaw Ave.
36°09′11″N 81°52′01″W / 36.153056°N 81.866944°W / 36.153056; -81.866944 ( Robert Chester and Elsie H. Lowe House)
Weaving Room of Crossnore School
April 25, 2001
( #01000417) 205 Johnson Ln.
36°01′25″N 81°55′50″W / 36.023611°N 81.930556°W / 36.023611; -81.930556 ( Weaving Room of Crossnore School)
Milligan Shuford Wise and Theron Colbert Dellinger Houses
August 27, 2008
( #08000811) 152 and 158 Hemlock Ln., 142 Dellinger Rd., 110 Pine St.
36°01′13″N 81°55′48″W / 36.020278°N 81.930000°W / 36.020278; -81.930000 ( Milligan Shuford Wise and Theron Colbert Dellinger Houses)
Ray Wiseman House
November 29, 1996
( #96001397) 7540 Linville Falls Hwy.
35°59′34″N 81°56′34″W / 35.992778°N 81.942778°W / 35.992778; -81.942778 ( Ray Wiseman House)
See also [ edit ]
Map of National Register of Historic Places listings in Avery County
References [ edit ]
^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
^ National Park Service,
United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved March 17, 2023.
^ Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined
here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
"National Register Information System". . National Register of Historic Places National Park Service. April 24, 2008.
^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the
National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.