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In Our Backyard

The Allure of Asheville

Get to know our hometown

Tucked between the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, Asheville is a one-of-a-kind city buzzing with character, creativity, and a strong local community. A haven for adventurers and artists, our mystic blue mountain town makes a storied backdrop for your school years, with plenty to experience and explore.

The rolling landscape and vibrant city are a true extension of our campus—and a key part of your Asheville School education. This is learning at its very best.

Asheville, by the Numbers

Population of the city of Asheville

469 Miles

Total length of the Blue Ridge Parkway, which snakes through the heart of Buncombe County on its way from Shenandoah National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park


Listings across Buncombe County on the National Register of Historic Places


Year Asheville was became the inaugural Bee City USA for its commitment to championing pollinators

6,684 feet

Elevation of Mount Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi


Rooms in the main residence of the Biltmore Estate, which was completed in 1895 and has been dubbed “America’s Largest Home”