Where is “Old Smoky” the mountain? July 20, 2020 by Pamela Landy The subject of the 1840s folk song “On Top of Old Smoky” is one of the peaks in the Blue Ridge Mountains, located near Asheville, North Carolina. Related Answers For whom is Mount Rushmore named after? On what project was the legendary John Henry supposed to have worked? Why do boys wear blue and why do girls wear pink? Who invented Felix the Cat? Where did Paramount get its mountain symbol?