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28801, 28803, 28804, 28805, 28806

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The population of Asheville is approximately 68,889 (2000), 83393 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 33,597 (2000), 37380 (2010).

The amount of land area in Asheville is 90.509 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Asheville is 42,26 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.487 sq kilometers.
The distance from Asheville to Washington DC is 388 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 221 miles. (as the crow flies)
Asheville is positioned 35.57 degrees north of the equator and 82.54 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Asheville elevation is 2,200 feet above sea level.
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Asheville location: in the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina. Asheville is in beautiful Blue Ridge mountain country. There are over 100 peaks over 5,000 feet above sea level in the nearby areas. You can see Mt. Mitchell from Asheville. It is the highest point east of the Mississippi River. Here is a map and directions page for Asheville.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Asheville is temperate.
The weather in Asheville is mild. Here is a weather page for Asheville.
Asheville average annual rainfall is 49.97 inches per year
Asheville average annual snowfall is 14.9 inches per year.
Asheville average temperature is 55.4 degrees F.
The average low temperature is (January) 42.8 degrees F.
The average high temperature is (June) 73.8 degrees F.
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Asheville history:

The first settlers arrived here after the Revolutionary War. The first permanent settlement here was called Eden Land in 1785. Other early names were Morristown and Buncombe Courthouse. Finally, in 1797, the city became official as it was incorporated and named Asheville. The new name was for the North Carolina governor, Samuel Ashe. A later incorporation occurred in 1883

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Asheville attractions:

Here are some attractions for Asheville.
The largest New Age community in America

Learn more about Asheville at this informative site.

Asheville Art Museum
2 S Pack Sq
Asheville, NC 28801-3521
Phone: 828-253-3227

Biltmore Village Historic
7 Biltmore Plz
Asheville, NC 28803-2628
Phone: 828-274-9707

Colburn Mineral Museum
2 S Pack Sq
Asheville, NC 28801-3521
Phone: 828-254-7162

Smith-Mc Dowell Museum
283 Victoria Rd
Asheville, NC 28801-4817
Phone: 828-253-9231

Festivals and Special Events in Asheville.

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