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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Cashiers, NC:

Latitude: 35° 06' 22" NLongitude: 83° 05' 46" W
Duration of Totality*: 2m 24sPartial phase start: 1:07:26PM (EDT), at "1:30 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 2:36:09PM (EDT)
*All times shown are calculated for the lat/long specified above, and are accurate to within a couple of seconds, due mainly to influences of the "edge effects" at the start and end of totality.
For a more detailed explanation of this, please see the "About Accuracy" section of this great 2017 eclipse page by Ernie Wright of NASA!
Please also note that these times have been converted from UTC; if you see times on other sites that say "UTC"/ "UT", or "GMT", those are NOT the local times for you in Cashiers!

Standard Google Map of Cashiers and vicinity
Current Weather Forecast for Cashiers
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Xavier Jubier's interactive map of the path near Cashiers

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Cashiers, NC

Cashiers is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 2m 24s of totality!

(Get your eclipse glasses here – you MUST have them to safely view the partial phases!)

Do you have a location that could host folks seeking to watch the eclipse?
First, we'd suggest you contact your local Chamber of Commerce and/or Town/City Council.
But then, check out Sky & Telescope Magazine's Marketplace for viewing locations! also has a (paid) Eclipse advertising section, where you can make and post an ad to promote your products and services!


Please be sure to check out Dr. Kate Russo's excellent White Paper on Community Eclipse Planning!

Not where you want to be?
Go back to other NC cities!
Visit community pages for other states


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Cashiers

The Cashiers Historical Society will be hosting an event on our grounds the day of the eclipse. Families can bring a picnic, and there will be solar glasses available and activities for children.
Our address is 1940 HWY 107 S, Cashiers NC 28717.
We will also be renting out a parking lot in town. The tickets to reserve a place in the lot are $25 and include viewing glasses. 
Ansley Pridgen
Event Coordinator
P: 828-743-7710
F: 828-743-7169

The Village Green is sponsoring Eclipse Festival 2017, a large public viewing event in Cashiers.  Subject matter experts will be on site to help educate the public about what they will see during the course of that Monday afternoon as well as how to safely view the eclipse.  The Albert Carlton Library will have their solar scope and telescope available to enhance the experience.  Viewing glasses will be available for sale at a minimal cost at Zoller's Hardware, Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce and The Village Green.  

Eclipse Festival 2017 will celebrate this historic event with a concert with music by Coconut Groove.  Commemorative t-shirts will be available for sale, and local vendors will sell delicious food and beverages.  For more information visit or


The Jackson County Tourism Development Authority is making plans for the eclipse!


For more info, please contact:

Nick Breedlove, Director
Jackson County Tourism Development Authority
20 Depot Street | PO Box 990
Dillsboro, NC 28725
Phone: 828-848-8711 | Fax: 828-848-8712

Pictures of the Cashiers area

No pictures of Cashiers have been submitted yet!

If you are an official of Cashiers, who is responsible for Eclipse2017 public outreach,
please send us information about your community’s 2017 eclipse plans – so we can share it here with everyone!
(Please note, we are completely swamped with requests, so NO more pictures - and PLEASE give us the text EXACTLY so we can cut and paste it in!) encourages everyone to get into the path of totality on eclipse day,
and see one of the greatest sights the sky has to offer!

(And make sure to have eclipse glasses on hand for everyone!)

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