Asheville, North Carolina

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Asheville, North Carolina
Downtown Asheville and surrounding area
Downtown Asheville and surrounding area
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Nickname(s): 
"Land of the Sky"[1]
Motto(s): 
"Quality of Service, Quality of Life"
Location in Buncombe Coonty an the state o North Carolina
Location in Buncombe Coonty an the state o North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°34′48″N 82°33′21″W / 35.58000°N 82.55583°W / 35.58000; -82.55583Coordinates: 35°34′48″N 82°33′21″W / 35.58000°N 82.55583°W / 35.58000; -82.55583
KintraUnitit States
StateNorth Carolina
CoontyBuncombe
Incorporatit1797
Named forGovrenor Samuel Ashe
Govrenment
 • MayorEsther Manheimer
 • Cooncil MembersCecil Bothwell,
Brian Haynes,
Julie Mayfield,
Gordon Smith
Gwen Wisler
Keith Young
Area
 • Ceety117.2 km2 (45.3 sq mi)
 • Land116.4 km2 (44.9 sq mi)
 • Water0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)  0.66%
Elevation
650 m (2,134 ft)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Ceety89,121
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
89,121
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
238,318
 • Metro
424,858
 • Demonym
Ashevillian
 US Census Bureau offeecial
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
28801-06, 28810, 28813-16
Aurie code(s)828
FIPS code37-02140[4]
GNIS featur ID1018864[5]
Wabsteidwww.ashevillenc.gov

Asheville is a ceety an the coonty seat o Buncombe Coonty, North Carolina, Unitit States.[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Why Work for BCS?". BCS website. Buncombe County Schools. Retrieved November 3, 2011. 
  2. "Quick Facts, Asheville, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 1, 2017. 
  3. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived frae the oreeginal on September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  5. "GNIS Feature Search". United States Geological Survey. June 17, 1980. Retrieved January 6, 2015. 
  6. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.