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Woodfin, North Carolina

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Welcome to Woodfin ...

The town of Woodfin is located in Buncombe County.

The location of Woodfin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Woodfin has a population of 6,582 people<2> (see below for details).

Woodfin is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Woodfin is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Woodfin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Woodfin is located in the (828) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodfin had a population of 6,123 people. This makes Woodfin the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Woodfin represents 0.06% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,123 people, the population of Woodfin increased 93.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,162 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Woodfin had an population of 6,582 people. This is an increase of 7.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 108.16% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Woodfin.

Communities Also Named Woodfin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Woodfin - it's located in South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Woodfin.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Woodfin. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Woodfin. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodfin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Woodfin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodfin ...

Looking for more information about Woodfin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Woodfin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Woodfin.

Communities near Woodfin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fletcher   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the South (S) of Woodfin

Located in Henderson County

Black Mountain   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Woodfin

Mills River   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Woodfin

Located in Henderson County

Canton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Woodfin

Located in Haywood County

Mars Hill   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Woodfin

Located in Madison County

Biltmore Forest   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Woodfin

Marshall   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Woodfin

Located in Madison County

Montreat   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Woodfin

Alexander   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Woodfin

Asheville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Woodfin

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Woodfin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Buncombe County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodfin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Buncombe County:

The official website for State of North Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Woodfin.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodfin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Woodfin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Woodfin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Woodfin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodfin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6497, Longitude: -82.5851     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodfin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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