The Town of Lake Santeetlah
In the western-most reaches of North Carolina, cradled by the Great Smoky Mountains and Nantahala National Forest, is located the Town of Lake Santeetlah. This small town of 200+ private homes sits on a peninsula surrounded by Lake Santeetlah. It is a small town of friendly folk, families, retirees and remote workers. Vacation rentals are also available.
It is your gateway to outdoor adventure. The location provides exceptional recreational opportunities. There are over 250 miles of hiking trails in the Cheoah District of the Nantahala National Forest. Hike within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, nearby Appalachian Trail and among the ancient trees of Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest.
This part of North Carolina is famous for its scenic mountain drives that include the Cherohala Skyway and Highway 129 Tail of the Dragon.
The lake has a variety of fish including small mouth bass, large mouth bass, walleye, crappie, bream, and lake trout. Santeetlah Marina is the only full-service marina on a lake that has 76 miles of forested shoreline. The surrounding mountains dip right down to the waterline, Approximately a mile from the town is Cheoah Point Recreation Area, which has developed swimming, camping, and picnic facilities as well as a boat ramp.
March 12, 2024 at 12:00 PM at Town Hall and via Zoom. The login information will be sent by mass email and posted below prior to the meeting.
Tourism Development Authority
TOLS Room Occupancy Tax of three percent (3%) will be collected on all vacation rental bookings effective April 1, 2024. It is the responsibility of vacation rental homeowners to inform property managers and online booking agents of the required property tax collection for the Town. Updates may be made by logging into your listing dashboard.
NC state tax is 4.75%
Local sales tax is 2.25%
Graham Occupancy tax is 3%
TOLS Occupancy tax will be 3%
Total of 13%
Remit to: Tourism Development Authority, 16 Marina Drive, Lake Santeetlah, NC 28771.
USPS Delivery of
Robbinsville Post Office is contracted to deliver Amazon packages. Postal delivery leaves oversized packages on top of Town mailboxes. Packages will not be delivered to address doorstep. If you would like to have your oversized packages held at the Post Office, make your request to: 800-275-8777.
New Water Bill Payment Method
You now have the ability to pay your Water Bill online by credit card or auto debit from your checking account. You may also set up reoccurring payments. Click the link below and you will be directed to the payment portal. You may also register for auto pay within this portal.
Direction on How to use the Wipp system to make a payment and how to set up auto pay video below.
Brookfield Contact Information
For general questions or concerns please send an email to: email@example.com
This email will be received by several Brookfield representatives and is the best way of contact.
Phone: (304) 906-7422
Ashely Thomas, Compliance Manager
Smoky Mountain Holdings
CodeRED Weather Alert App
To enroll in the CodeRED severe weather alert system click on the link below and follow the instruction to signup.
Download CodeRED mobile app
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The Recycling Program is underway at Lake Santeetlah. Click here for a brochure of allowable recycling materials. Small recycle bins for your home are available at Town Hall. The recycling trailer is located in the parking lot at Town Hall. All recyclables must be dumped at the trailer at Town Hall or taken to the County transfer station on Snowbird Road. The Town recycling trailer is emptied every week during summer months and every 2 weeks during colder weather. Contact Town Hall if you have any questions about the recycling program or any problems with the trailer.
Please do not put plastic bags in the recycling trailer. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated!