Transylvania County, North Carolina

Transylvania County
Transylvania County Courthouse in Brevard
Transylvania County Courthouse in Brevard
Official seal of Transylvania County
Seal
Map of North Carolina highlighting Transylvania County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°12′N 82°48′W / 35.20°N 82.80°W / 35.20; -82.80Coordinates: 35°12′N 82°48′W / 35.20°N 82.80°W / 35.20; -82.80
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1861
Named forThe Transylvania Company
SeatBrevard
Largest cityBrevard
Area
 • Total381 sq mi (990 km2)
 • Land379 sq mi (980 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5 km2)  0.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
34,215
 • Density87/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district11th
Websitewww.transylvaniacounty.org
The Biltmore School of Forestry, founded in 1898, was the nation's first forestry school.

Transylvania County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its 2018 U.S. Census population estimate is 34,215.[1] Its county seat is Brevard.[2]

Transylvania County comprises the Brevard Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Asheville-Brevard, NC CSA combined statistical area.

  1. ^ "State & County QuickFacts".
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.