The county of Avery is located in North Carolina and was founded in 1911| named for=Waightstill Avery. There are 17,797 residents in Avery who have access to courthouses in Newland. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. North Carolina is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 698 residents in Newland, which is 0.7 square miles and 3,606ft above sea level. It was settled in 1911 and is governed by a Mayor-council local government.