Buncombe, NC

County Seat: Ashville

Located in the Mountain region of North Carolina!

Founded in 1791 and named for Edward Buncombe, who was a colonel in the American Revolutionary War and was captured at the Battle of Germantown

Come visit the place known for the Biltmore Estate and the beautiful mountains!

Asheville has 7 members on the council.

The mayor is Esther Manheimer

The City manager is Gary Jackson

Buncombe County has 7 members on the Board of Commissioners

The county manager is Wanda Greene

Blue Ridge Parkway is a sight to see!!!

Many bordering counties!

If you ever find yourself in any of these bordering counties, come on over to visit:

Madison County to the North

Yancey County in the Northeast

McDowell County in the East

Rutherford County in the Southeast

Henderson County to the South

Haywood County in the West

and Transylvania County in the Southwest

Some of the Pisgah National Forest is located in Buncombe!