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Mountain town known for the many waterfalls in the surrounding region
Sapphire is in Transylvania County, in the Brevard metro area.
The community was named for the presence of sapphires in the region, or for the blue sky and water
The latitude of Sapphire is 35.106N. The longitude is -83.003W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,166 feet.
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Transylvania County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sapphire political report.
Sapphire, NCPros: Property taxes vary but are relatively low (an example: $1,485 a year for 6...
Cons: Anything that travels to the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau takes the same twisting drive, and getting stuck behind a land-yacht can add time and nausea to your trip...Blog about Sapphire
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