Nestled between the Great Smoky Mountains, the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Pisgah National Forest, Haywood Regional Medical Center provides safe and compassionate healthcare for the residents of Haywood County and surrounding counties. We provide comprehensive care in a warm and friendly environment by a highly trained and experienced patient care team.
Haywood Regional Medical Center is comprised of a 159-bed hospital; a 54,000-square foot health & fitness center with a wide array of amenities including saunas, steam rooms, personal training and massage therapy; a three-story 44,000-square foot outpatient care center with a laboratory, imaging center including women's imaging, an outpatient surgery center; two urgent care centers open seven days a week; The Homestead, a six-bed inpatient hospice facility; and 12 multi-specialty physician clinics providing a full spectrum of services including primary care. We provide comprehensive care in a warm and friendly environment by a highly trained and experienced patient care team.
The residents of Haywood County are enthusiastic about the quality of life available in the community. Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Haywood County is the third largest county in Western North Carolina and home to 14 peaks with elevations of at least 6,000 feet (more than any other area east of the Mississippi). The county experiences very mild summers and thanks to the southern latitude, mild winters. The annual average temperature is 54 degrees; the temperature averages 38 degrees in January and 71 degrees in June.
Haywood County offers a unique array of world-class cuisine, fine shopping, a wealth of performing and cultural arts activities, and fairs and festivals, year-round. Just 25 miles from Asheville, our area is one of the top cultural destinations of the southeast. Learn more about Haywood county communities here: http://web.haywood-nc.com/live/our_community.aspx.
Downtown Waynesville, just seven miles southwest of Haywood Regional Medical Center, is a vibrant, friendly small town nestled near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with magnificent mountain views of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Fine shops, galleries, restaurants & microbrew pubs are all within walking distance of Main Street's tree lined brick sidewalks. Historic buildings, relaxing benches, public art & welcoming folks make Waynesville a thoroughly enjoyable place to live & visit. Numerous popular events, parades & festivals occur throughout the year. The heart of Appalachian culture and heritage, Waynesville hosts Folkmoot USA, North Carolina's official international music and dance festival annually. The town also features Art After Dark on the first Friday evening of the month from May until December. Waynesville has garnered several honors and recognition, including being voted as a "Low-Cost Eden," "Best Undiscovered Town", "Best Main Street Town", "Best Small Town", and "Best Mountain Town" in the Third edition of America's 100 Best Places to Retire, published by Where to Retire magazine.
Each year, millions of visitors are drawn to Western North Carolina by its breathtaking mountain vistas and vast array of outdoor recreational opportunities including world-class mountain biking, road biking, downhill skiing, backpacking, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, camping, fishing, tennis, disc golf, hunting, and six well-groomed golf courses, including the Bob Cupp-designed course at Laurel Ridge Country Club. The county also hosts nine fitness facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, farmers markets, 46 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Mountains to Sea Trail, and a 200 acre lake with walking trails. http://visitncsmokies.com/