This is God’s Country

The majestic Blue Ridge mountains are shroud in rising layers of fog, and rays of sunlight ignite hillside covered in glimmering dew drops. Unicoi County easily fits the bill as “God’s Country” with our robust natural beauty, but we’re a community with strong ties to faith and civic duty as well. Here folks will welcome you with open-arms into their churches, clubs, and organizations. No matter your views, in Unicoi County and the surrounding region you’ll find people to connect with.

Numerous Churches

20 Clubs & Organizations


Friendly Neighbors

A Homestead for Faith and Civic Duty

These mountains bring us together, in faith and in civic duty to all. If you are seeking to rekindle either spirit, you have found a new home. Unicoi County is dotted with old time churches that serve multi-generational families of the faithful and welcome new visitors. Some are quaintly nestled within a hollow, while others are majestic in their architecture and stand proudly along tree lined streets. Our community’s doors are open to you in your pursuit of faith or your passion to serve others through a civic organization.

From its founding, faith and civic duty have been prominent in Unicoi County. From the early pioneers and ministers on horseback, through the Civil War and the World Wars, right up to today, visitors and residents have been welcome to join and participate in faithful pursuits of religion and civic duty.

Churches of all kinds can be found in Unicoi County and the surrounding region. Choose from a denomination or non-denominational congregation in Unicoi County. While Baptist and Methodist churches are the most common within the county, churches of any faith can easily be found within minutes of your Unicoi County home.

Civic and Service Organizations are plentiful here to help you get involved with your community. You are invited to explore more than a dozen options, including Clinchfield Senior Adult Center, Kiwanis Club of Erwin, Erwin Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, Flag Pond Ruritan Club, Unicoi Ruritan Club, Unicoi County Care and Share, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, Appalachian Christian Camp, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Appalachian Service Project, Dawn of Hope, Erwin Monday Club, Habitat for Humanity, Second Harvest Food Bank, The Monroe Foundation, Unicoi County YMCA, Unicoi County Humane Society, and Unicoi County Prevention Coalition. These thriving organizations offer a great way to connect with this region and build lasting friendships with members of our community.

You know you’re home when you strike that perfect balance between a sense of content and an excitement for what your community has to offer. That’s real, wild living.

As you consider relocating to one of the most beautiful spots on earth, take a deeper look at the towns that make up this community nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

In Unicoi County you’ll find everything from private mountain homes to friendly town communities, so you can find the perfect spot to create your own personal paradise.

Our festivals wouldn’t be complete without our vendors. Which is why you’re sure to find something that piques your shopping interest, from arts and crafts to local goods.

From the Nolichucky River and the Appalachian Trail to fun festivals and farming communities, Unicoi County is bursting with opportunities to get outside and learn something new!

So there’s opportunity for a great education and work-life balance, but how does Unicoi County cost of living compare to your current hometown, or others you’re considering?