Ashe County Cheese Company & Store

www.ashecountycheese.com

Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Monday through Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Address

  • 106 E. Main St.

    West Jefferson,   NC   28694

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Ashe County Cheese is North Carolina’s oldest cheese plant, producing quality cheese since 1930. See it made! The Ashe County Cheese viewing room is open year-round at no charge. Our cheese-making schedule changes from week to week, so be sure to check our cheese-making schedule on our website or call ahead!

The Ashe County Cheese Store, includes more than 20 varieties of original Ashe County Cheese as well our own county butter, homemade fudge and the popular fresh cheese curds. Also visit our wine shop that includes wines from local & regional vineyards!

We also offer other fine cheeses, ice cream and a variety of gifts, souvenirs and old-fashioned snacks and candies.

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Address:

106 E. Main St.
West Jefferson NC 28694

Coordinates:

Latitude: 36° 24' 7.92" / Longitude: -81° 29' 27.96"

Special Directions:

From Charlotte/Statesville/Elkin (I-77 Corridor) - Exit Interstate 77 onto US Hwy 421 North towards Wilkesboro/Boone, NC. Follow US Hwy 421 North approximately 44 miles from Interstate 77. At Deep Gap, NC (just past the Blue Ridge Parkway overpass at the top of the mountain) turn right onto US Hwy 221 North towards West Jefferson and follow for approximately 12 miles until you reach the stoplight. At the stoplight, turn left onto US Hwy 221 Business and follow for approximately 1.5 miles which takes you into downtown West Jefferson. Turn right onto E. Main Street & the Cheese Plant will be on your right.

From Raleigh/Greensboro/Winston-Salem - Follow Interstate 40 West. Exit onto US Hwy 421 North towards Yadkinville/North Wilkesboro. Continue to follow US Hwy 421 North for approximately 64 miles towards Boone. At Deep Gap, NC (just past the Blue Ridge Parkway overpass at the top of the mountain) turn right onto US Hwy 221 North towards West Jefferson and follow for approximately 12 miles until you reach the stoplight. At the stoplight, turn left onto US Hwy 221 Business and follow for approximately 1.5 miles which takes you into downtown West Jefferson. Turn right onto E. Main Street & the Cheese Plant will be on your right.

From Johnson City, TN area/Interstate 26- Follow US Hwy 321 South approximately 35-40 miles towards Boone, NC. From Boone, NC, take US Hwy 421 South approximately 10-12 miles towards Wilkesboro, NC. In Deep Gap, NC, Turn left onto US Hwy 221 North towards West Jefferson and follow for approximately 12 miles until you reach the stoplight. At the stoplight, turn left onto US Hwy 221 Business and follow for approximately 1.5 miles which takes you into downtown West Jefferson. Turn right onto E. Main Street & the Cheese Plant will be on your right.

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