About Asheville

The City of Asheville is the largest city in Western North Carolina and the county seat of Buncombe County. The city is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is known for its natural beauty. Asheville has been voted "10 Most Beautiful Places in America,"  "Best Food & Wine Destinations in the US", and the "Top 25 Arts Destinations" Click here to view all of Asheville's accolades and media praise.

People who live here know.  It's time you discovered it.  Asheville is special.

You might be looking for an outdoor oasis with world-class fishing, rafting, hiking or biking. Perhaps a cosmopolitan bohemia of galleries, microbreweries, craft distilleries or outdoor cafes.  Or simply a relaxing lifestyle with nationally-ranked medical, education or business resources. Asheville has it all.

Discover for yourself what the rest of us know. Asheville is special.