Weaverville is a town in Buncombe County, North Carolina located 9 miles north of downtown Asheville. The population was 3,120 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Interstate 26, concurrent with U.S. Routes 23 and 19, runs along the western edge of the town, with access from exits 18, 19, and 21. I-26 leads south to downtown Asheville and 10 miles to Mars Hill or continue on 51 miles north to Johnson City, Tennessee. U.S. Routes 25 and 70 head west from exit 19, leading 52 miles to Newport, Tennessee.
The town has a total area of 3.4 square miles of which 0.24%, is water, including a man-made lake on the southern outskirts of town named Lake Louise. Many residents of Weaverville work in Asheville. However, Weaverville has an economy of its own which includes manufacturing.
Away from the hustle and bustle of urban life, Weaverville is attracting newcomers because of its small town friendly atmosphere. Weaverville has had a growth spurt in recent years. The town is situated in the Reems Creek Valley. Many artists have found a haven here and on Main Street, a short walk takes you past several art and pottery boutiques, the library and Town Hall, and popular massage therapy businesses. And, a little further down Main Street, are the locations of a new post office and fire department.
the Town is home to many small, entrepreneurial businesses. The Town's downtown business district is thriving and home to many unique shops. These include Miya Gallery, Mangum Pottery, Shope's Furniture, Brown's Florist, and the Shop Around the Corner. Blue Mountain Pizza, the Well Bred Bakery, Main Street Grill, The Glass Onion, and Jack of Hearts pub are all excellent places to eat located in downtown Weaverville. The Downtown District is also home to many other stores and shops.
NEARBY CITIES: Asheville, Hendersonville, Mars Hill
NEARBY TOWNS: Biltmore Forest, Black Mountain, Montreat, Weaverville, Woodfin
TOWNSHIPS: Avery Creek, Black Mountain, Broad River, Fairview, Flat Creek, French Broad, Ivy, Leicester, Limestone, Lower Hominy, Upper Hominy, Reems Creek, Sandy Mush, Swannanoa, Woodfin
UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES: Alexander, Arden, Barnardsville, Candler, Enka, Flat Creek, Forks of Ivy, Jupiter, Leicester, Ridgecrest, Skyland, Stocksville, Swannanoa.
High Schools: North Buncombe High School
Middle Schools: North Buncombe Middle
Elementary Schools: Weaverville Elementary, Weaverville Primary
COLLEGES: Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College-Asheville, Black Mountain College-Black Mountain, Shaw University, Brevard College-Brevard, Mars Hill University-Mars Hill, Montreat College-Montreat, University of North Carolina-Asheville, Warren Wilson College-Swannanoa, Western Carolina.
WEAVERVILLE ZIP CODES: 28787
BUNCOMBE COUNTY ZIP CODES: 28701, 28709, 28715, 28728, 28730, 28748, 28757, 28770, 28776, 28778, 28801, 28803, 28804, 28805, 28806, 28810, 28813, 28814, 28815, 28816,
COMMUNITIES: Alpine Meadows, Brandon Estates, Brigadoon Estates, Cardinal Crest, Cherry Ridge, Chickwood Knoll, Clearview Estates, Creekside Village, Dogwood Knolls, Estates of Hobson Branch, Forks of Ivy Acres, Fairway View Estates, Fox Trap Ridge, Glenn Ridge, Hamburg Crossing, Hampton, Hawks Landing, Herron Cove Heights, High Country Estates, Highland Pointe, Horizon Hill, Hundred Acre Wood, Jupiter Crest, Jupiter Hills, Jupiter Knoll, Le Perrion at Hamburg Mt, Kentwood Acres, Kimberly Hills, Kyfields, Leisure Woods, North Knob Preserve, North Pinnacle, Reems Creek Golf Community, Reems Creek, Reems Creek Village, Reems Creek Meadows, Reems Creek Villas, Reems Creek Valley, Reynolds Mountain, Ridge Brook Estates, Rolling Meadows Estates, Ryan Acres, Seven Glens, Spring Meadows Estates, Starview Heights, Stockton Ridge, Strawberry Fields, Sugar Hill Estates, Sunset Hills, Tennille Dawn Estates, The Village at Monticello, Twin Hills, Waters Edge, Woodland Hills, Worthington Ridge