Lost Cove, North Carolina

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Lost Cove is a ghost town in Yancey County North Carolina. Located on the gorge above the Nolichucky River on the Tennessee - North Carolina border, a boundary dispute and its isolation reportedly made it attractive to moonshiners in the 19th century. It was settled shortly before the Civil War and the last family left in 1958. [1]


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Coordinates: 36°04′15″N 82°24′08″W / 36.07083°N 82.40222°W / 36.07083; -82.40222