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 disclosed on June 16th, 2016 that Jim Clarke died in Asheville, North Carolina.  Clarke was 75 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Jim's life.

It was noted on May 5th, 2016 that Thomas Liberty Sr Browne passed on in Asheville, North Carolina.  Browne was 85 years old and was born in Lorain, OH.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Thomas Liberty Sr's life.

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

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

It was written by The Roanoke Times & World News on March 12th, 2016 that James Truman Beale perished in New River, Virginia.  Beale was 77 years old and was born in Asheville, NC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James Truman's life.

It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on March 7th, 2016 that Cecelia J Dr "Cegie" Korsen (Pollock) passed on in Venice, Florida.  Ms. Korsen was 90 years old and was born in Asheville, NC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Cecelia J Dr "Cegie"'s life.

It was revealed by The Star on March 4th, 2016 that George Robert Hamilton passed away in Asheville, North Carolina.  Hamilton was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor George Robert'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 on in Asheville, North Carolina.  Cantrell was 51 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Bruce Edward "Bammer"'s life.

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

Funeral Homes in Asheville

Anders-Rice Funeral Home

Since the founding of Anders-Rice Funeral Home & Cremation Center in 1937 we recognize the many changes that have occurred over the years in our industry. We continually strive to offer the most up-to-date source of information to keep you...

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Forest Lawn Funeral Home, located in the beautiful “City of Four Seasons,” proudly serves all of Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina. Our motto of “Commitment to Excellence" reflects our sincere commitment to provide the best...

Garrett Hillcrest Cemetery

Founded in 1928 by N. W. Garrett and his wife Mary Moody Garrett, Garrett Funerals and Cremations is the oldest funeral home in Waynesville, serving Haywood, Jackson, Madison and Buncomb Counties. The current funeral home building, established in...

Miller Funeral Home

In a time of need, it seems natural to trust in friends and neighbors for help and support. We hope that you find our funeral professionals here at Harwood Home for Funerals, your friends and allow us to continue to serve families just like yours.

Wells Funeral Homes Inc.

At Wells Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, we take great pride in what we do. Our purpose is to:
Help families make well-planned preparations in their time of need
Provide a peaceful and soothing environment where people can gather to honor...

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Anders-Rice Funeral Home
1428 Patton Ave
Asheville, NC 28806
Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
901 Aiken Rd
Asheville, NC 28804
Asheville Area Funeral & Crmtn
702 Riverside Dr
Asheville, NC 28801
Asheville Mortuary Service
89 Thompson St Ste B
Asheville, NC 28815
Asheville-Maple Sps Crematory
Po Box 18252
Asheville, NC 28814
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Green Hills Cemetery
25 New Leicester Hwy
Asheville, NC 28816
Groce Funeral Home Incorporated
1401 Patton Ave
Asheville, NC 28806
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Hart Funeral Service Incorporated
60 Phifer St
Asheville, NC 28801
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Lewis Memorial Park
415 Beaverdam Rd
Asheville, NC 28804
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McMahan Monuments Incorporated
4 Weaverville Rd
Asheville, NC 28804
Morris Funeral Home
304 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, NC 28814
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Ray & Allen Funeral Svc Incorporated
127 Mcdowell St
Asheville, NC 28815
Riverside Cemetery
53 Birch St
Asheville, NC 28801
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Sky View Memorial Park
1600 Tunnel Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
Skyview Memorial Park
1600 Tunnel Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
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Williams Funeral Home
856 Tunnel Rd
Asheville, NC 28805

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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