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/.

There are currently 16 funeral home listings for the city of Asheville, North Carolina. Looking for Asheville cemeteries?

Asheville Obituaries

It was revealed 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 share your condolences and honor Allen "Al"'s life.

It was written on November 11th, 2015 that David Royce Glezen died 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.

It was written by The Star on November 10th, 2015 that Albert Chester Flack died in Asheville, North Carolina.  Flack was 70 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Albert Chester's life.

It was noted by The Star on November 8th, 2015 that Juan Carlos Torres-Romero passed away in Asheville, North Carolina.  Torres-Romero was 42 years old and was born in Celaya Guanajuato, .  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Juan Carlos's life.

It was written by The Star on October 23rd, 2015 that Betty Jean Dunbar (Bell) perished in Asheville, North Carolina.  Ms. Dunbar was 68 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Betty Jean's life.

It was disclosed by The Star on October 16th, 2015 that Glenn "Little Man" Holland passed away in Asheville, North Carolina.  Holland was 53 years old and was born in Montgomery, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Glenn "Little Man"'s life.

It was reported by The Star on October 1st, 2015 that Robert Michael Strong passed away in Asheville, North Carolina.  Strong was 67 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert Michael's life.

It was noted by The Star on September 19th, 2015 that Melinda Bailey perished in Asheville, North Carolina.  Bailey was 36 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Melinda's life.

It was noted on September 15th, 2015 that Jerry Lovejoy passed on in Asheville, North Carolina.  Lovejoy was 68 years old and was born in Stockbridge, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jerry's life.

It was noted by The Star on September 9th, 2015 that Johnny Fay Greene died in Asheville, North Carolina.  Greene was 77 years old and was born in York Co, SC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Johnny Fay's life.

All Funeral Homes in Asheville

Miller Funeral Home

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Wells Funeral Homes Inc.

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Anders-Rice Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
Asheville Area Funeral & Crmtn
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
Asheville Mortuary Service
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
Asheville-Maple Sps Crematory
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
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Green Hills Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
Groce Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
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Hart Funeral Service Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
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Lewis Memorial Park
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
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McMahan Monuments Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
Morris Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
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Ray & Allen Funeral Svc Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
Riverside Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
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Sky View Memorial Park
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
Skyview Memorial Park
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185
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Williams Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Asheville, WA 98185

Asheville Funeral Home News

Truck Crash On The Interstate: Racer Abe Stacey, R.I.P.
According to his friend Brandon Cole, "Abe and his friend Brent Martin were taking some bikes to Jamie James' place up above Asheville, North Carolina to have some dyno ... that's the last thing he remembers." Funeral arrangements are pending and updates ...
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Lois B. McAlister, 98
Myra Hill of Greenville, S.C., Mary Mullinax of Asheville ... Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731. A guest book and sympathy card is available at www.forestlawnhendersonville.com . Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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Thursday afternoon obituary update
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. BILLY J. HUGHES, 67, of Logan, W.Va., died Thursday at Logan Regional Medical Center ...
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Thursday night obituary update
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. HARRY LEE FERGUSON, 76, of Canvas, W.Va., formerly of Kenova, widower of Peggy Jean ...
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