Places

  • Asheville is also known as: Buncombe County / Asheville city.

  • Asheville tourist attractions include: Thomas Wolfe House, Biltmore Estate, Folk Art Center, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, and Pisgah National Forest.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Rashad McCants (basketball player), Robert Pressley (race car driver), Franklin Graham (televangelist and evangelist), Stephen Leicht (race car driver), Jermaine Dupri (songwriter and musician), Warren Haynes (musician and songwriter), and Gavin Geoffrey Dillard (author and poet).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Asheville Citizen-Times and Mountain Xpress.

  • Asheville is home to the following sports teams: Asheville Aces and Asheville Smoke.

History

The City is home to the United States National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), which is the world's largest active archive of weather data. The U. S. Census Bureau determined that Asheville's population in 2010 was 83,393. Asheville is a part of the four-county Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area, the population of which was estimated by the Census Bureau in 2010 to be 417,012. Before the arrival of Europeans, the land where Asheville now exists lay within the boundaries of the Cherokee Nation. In 1540, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto came to the area, bringing the first European visitors in addition to European diseases which seriously depleted the native population. The area was used as an open hunting ground until the middle of the 19th century. The history of Asheville, as a town, begins in 1784. In that year, Colonel Samuel Davidson and his family settled in the Swannanoa Valley, redeeming a soldier's land grant from the state of North Carolina. Soon after building a log cabin at the bank...

The official website for the city of Asheville is http://www.ashevillenc.gov/.

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Asheville Obituaries

It was revealed by The Star on April 3rd, 2016 that Robert Ramsey passed on in Asheville, North Carolina.  Ramsey was 87 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert's life.

It was noted on March 24th, 2016 that Cynthia Gillispie (Naylor) perished in Asheville, North Carolina.  Ms. Gillispie was 94 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Cynthia's life.

It was revealed on February 6th, 2016 that Howard Grover Coman passed on in Wwodruff, South Carolina.  Coman was 91 years old and was born in Asheville, NC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Howard Grover's life.

It was noted by The Star on January 12th, 2016 that Bruce Edward "Bammer" Cantrell passed away in Asheville, North Carolina.  Cantrell was 51 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Bruce Edward "Bammer"'s life.

It was written by The Star on January 12th, 2016 that Bruce Edward "Bammer" Cantrell passed away in Asheville, North Carolina.  Cantrell was 51 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Bruce Edward "Bammer"'s life.

It was revealed by The Star on January 9th, 2016 that James Underwood died in Asheville, North Carolina.  Underwood was 75 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James's life.

It was written on January 8th, 2016 that Dana Michelle Gaston (Cole) died in Asheville, North Carolina.  Ms. Gaston was 50 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dana Michelle's life.

It was disclosed by The Star on November 24th, 2015 that Allen "Al" Hoover perished in Asheville, North Carolina.  Hoover was 80 years old and was born in Frederick, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Allen "Al"'s life.

It was reported on November 13th, 2015 that Richard C Fyffe perished in Grinnell, Iowa.  Fyffe was 59 years old and was born in Asheville, NC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Richard C's life.

It was written on November 12th, 2015 that David Royce Glezen passed away in Asheville, North Carolina.  Glezen was 86 years old and was born in Denver, CO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor David Royce's life.

All Funeral Homes in Asheville

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Green Hills Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
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Riverside Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185

Asheville Cemetery News

Thursday evening obituary update
Burial will follow at Bowen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon ... Keever Solace Center, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. www.wellsfuneralhome.com ...
http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/briefs/x1942737954/Thursday-evening-obituary-update

Thursday night obituary update
Burial will follow at Bowen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon ... Keever Solace Center, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. www.wellsfuneralhome.com ...
http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/briefs/x1137341806/Thursday-night-obituary-update

Amelia Elizabeth Laurie Berger
Amelia Elizabeth (Betty) Laurie Berger passed away October 14, 2010 in Asheville, N.C. Funeral services will be at ... 3812 Groometown Rd., Greensboro, NC 27407. George Brothers Funeral Service is assisting the Berger family with funeral arrangements.
http://atchisonglobeonline.com/main.asp?SectionID=27&SubSectionID=68&ArticleID=15787

Mary Virginia Moses Corbin
Burial will be at the Higdonville Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Higdonville Baptist Church, Ellijay Road, Franklin, NC 28734.
http://thefranklinpress.com/articles/2010/10/27/obituaries/04obit.txt

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Asheville Parks & Recreation
Riverside Cemetery offers visitors a unique journey into Asheville's past. ... who contributed so much in developing the history of Asheville and Western North Carolina. ...
http://oldweb.ashevillenc.gov/parks/riverside.asp

Asheville North Carolina
Official site detailing the city's services, with information for businesses, residents, and visitors.
http://www.ashevillenc.gov/

Riverside Cemetery in Asheville, North Carolina
Riverside Cemetery in Asheville is the burial place for Thomas Wolfe and O.Henry.
http://www.romanticasheville.com/riverside.htm

Asheville North Carolina
City of Asheville's Riverside Cemetery is located in the Montford ... Site for the City of Asheville, North Carolina City of Asheville, North Carolina. ...
http://www.ashevillenc.gov/departments/ParksRCA/default.aspx?id=13310