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Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Asheville ...

While our initial data about Asheville came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Asheville in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful by adding to our knowledge about Asheville. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Asheville:
Services available in 1895: had a Railroad Station, Express Office

Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Appalachia & Piedmont
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2004
(Available from

Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Asheville in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Asheville for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Asheville. See our Misc Page for Asheville for more information.

The official website for Asheville:

The official website for Buncombe County:

The official website for State of North Carolina:


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