Asheville Essential Info

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The city of Asheville is nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and Great Smoky Mountains in Western North Carolina. Asheville serves as the county seat of Buncombe County. The city is the largest in Western North Carolina with a population of approximately 75,000 and a metro population of 417,012.

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  1. Asheville has been named "Beer City USA".
  2. One out of every five people you will meet in Asheville are into yoga.
  3. Asheville was named one of the "Top Ten Yoga Friendly Towns in America".
  4. The Biltmore Estate in Asheville is the largest privately-owned home in the United States.
  5. Asheville's minor league baseball team has been playing as the "Asheville Tourists" since 1915.

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