Cold Mountain is in the mountain region of western North Carolina, United States. The mountain is one of the Great Balsam Mountains which are a part of the Blue Ridge Mountains within the Appalachian Mountains.

The mountain was made famous by the 1997 novel Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier. A major motion picture based on the novel was distributed by Miramax Films in 2003. The movie was filmed in Romania. Director Anthony Minghella said that the lack of old-growth forests and period buildings was the reason he chose not to film in Western North Carolina.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_Mountain_(novel)

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