Mills River is a charming town located in Henderson County, North Carolina. It is among the oldest communities in Henderson County, with one of its first landholders receiving a deed from the state of North Carolina back in 1787.
The name of Mills River comes from the confluence of two rivers, Mills River and French Broad. From beautiful parks to lovely mountain streams, the town is surrounded by breathtaking nature with endless outdoor activities.
Incorporated in June 2003, the Town of Mills River lies within minutes of Pisgah National Forest, Interstate 26 and Asheville Regional Airport. Highways 280 and 191 serves as the major arteries and provide access to the nearby cities of Asheville, Hendersonville and Brevard.