About Asheville

Here is some information about Asheville that we hope you will find useful. Asheville is located in Western North Carolina, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains. Asheville is often rated amount the best cities in the county for a town of its size. The city of Asheville has a population that is nearing 70,000 people. Asheville is located in Buncombe County and the population of the county is nearly 200,000.

Asheville, NC is a very special place to visit and an even better place to live. Some of the highlights of Asheville include the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Biltmore Estate, The Grove Park Inn as well as the elegant and alive downtown district. Other highlights of Asheville include fine dining, shopping, theatre and art galleries. Asheville has long been known for the artisans that live in the area.

Asheville is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and is often referred to as "Cool Green Asheville". The spring in Asheville is an amazing time, with the new growth on the trees and the wild flowers starting to bloom. Summer is when you will understand why we call Asheville, "Cool Green Asheville". Mountain streams, hiking trails in the mountain and the elevation of Asheville make for a wonderful place to spend summer. The fall in Asheville is also a very special time of year; the mountain view of the leaves changing colors is not one you will soon forget. A drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway offers spectacular views for the top of the Mountains surrounding Asheville. Winters in Asheville are mild; Asheville does get snow in the winter, but it usually only stay around for a day or two. Asheville does have some very cold night, but overall Asheville is a great place all year round.

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