Asheville (/ˈæʃvɪl/ ASH-vil) is a city in, and the county seat of, Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. Located at the confluence of the French Broad and Swannanoa rivers, it is the largest city in Western North Carolina, and the state’s 12th-most populous city.
Which NC region is Asheville in?
Western North Carolina
Located east of the Tennessee state line and west of the Piedmont, Western North Carolina contains few major urban centers. Asheville, located in the region’s center, is the area’s largest city and most prominent commercial hub.
What celebrities live in Asheville?
Celebrities in Asheville
- Miranda Lambert – Singer.
- Michael C. …
- Jennifer Lopez – Singer/Actress.
- The Cast of Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri – Woody Harrelson.
- Debra Messing – Actress.
- Michael Jordan & Patrick Ewing – Former basketball superstars now associated with the Charlotte Hornets.
What percentage of Asheville is black?
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ashevillewas: White: 82.64% Black or African American: 11.11%