At over 2,000 feet in elevation, Asheville resides on a plateau divided by the French Broad River. Asheville is in the middle of mountain ranges, many that exceed 5,000 feet and is about 35 miles in area. Asheville is the largest city in Western North Carolina and continues to grow each and every year. It is also a very attractive city for outdoor sporting events and is home of many public and private golf courses and resorts for swimming and tennis. If you’re interested in cultural events, the city is also focused on arts and crafts, providing many cultural opportunities for both visitors and residents alike.
Explore Asheville - Asheville is that type of unique, special place that lingers sweetly in your mind and memories for years to come. The city’s rich architectural legacy with its mix of Art Deco, Beaux Arts and Neoclassical styles is the perfect retro-urban backdrop to the edgy energy that emanates from the locally owned-shops and art galleries, distinctive restaurants and exciting entertainment venues. Known as an art colony, a healing resort and a home to notable luminaries, statesmen and bohemians, Asheville is one of the most welcoming, vibrant cities in America.
Asheville Chamber of Commerce - Come for the abundant natural beauty, friendly atmosphere, wealth of year-round outdoor activities, rich history, and lively local arts and music scene. Stay for the diverse economy, entrepreneurial opportunities, mild climate and high quality of life. Build your business, or live and work in Asheville – one of the Southeast’s most livable cities.