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    • Arden

      History Arden is an unincorporated community in south Buncombe County between Skyland and Fletcher. Arden is part of the Asheville metropolitan area. It’s just a few miles from the Asheville…

    • Hendersonville

      History Hendersonville, the county seat of Henderson County, is identified by a plateau along the French Broad and Mills River valleys. Like the county, the city is named for 19th-century…

    • Asheville

      History Asheville, the county seat of Buncombe County, lies in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the meeting of the French Broad and Swannanoa rivers. Like Asheboro, it gets its name…

    • Biltmore Forest

      History Biltmore Forest is a town in Buncombe County, North Carolina and is part of the Asheville metropolitan area. The Town is located between the Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge…

    • Biltmore Lake

      History Biltmore Lake is a planned community in WNC and is part of the Asheville metropolitan area. Biltmore Lake is south and west of Asheville’s city center at the edge…

    • Fletcher

      History The Town of Fletcher is part of the Asheville metropolitan area. It is home to Asheville Regional Airport, which serves Western North Carolina. Fletcher was first settled in 1795…

    • Leicester

      History Leicester (\ˈles-tər\) is an unincorporated community in Buncombe County. Leicester is part of the Asheville metropolitan area. In April 1829, a Post Office began operating in the area, then…

    • Fairview

      History Fairview is a census-designated place (CDP) in Buncombe County and is part of the Asheville metropolitan area. Settled in the late 18th century, Fairview was called Cane Creek until…