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Welcome to Woodfin ...

The town of Woodfin is located in Buncombe County<1>.

The location of Woodfin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodfin has a population of 6,778 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Woodfin.

Woodfin is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<4> 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 lies within the (828) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodfin had an population of 6,778 people. This is an increase of 10.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 114.36% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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).

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.

Communities near Woodfin ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Woodfin.

  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Woodfin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<6>
  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Mountain
    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Woodfin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Mountain<6>
  • Mills River [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mills River
    • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Woodfin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mills River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<6>
  • Canton [Haywood County]
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    • Canton [Haywood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Woodfin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mars Hill [Madison County]
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      • Mars Hill [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Woodfin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mars Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mars Hill<6>
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biltmore Forest
      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Woodfin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest
    • Montreat [Buncombe County]
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      • Montreat [Buncombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Woodfin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 939 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montreat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montreat<6>
    • Marshall [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshall
      • Marshall [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Woodfin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshall<6>
    • Alexander [Buncombe County]
    • Asheville [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asheville
      • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Woodfin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Woodfin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Woodfin.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Woodfin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodfin. See our Newspapers 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index 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: www.buncombecounty.org/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Buncombe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Woodfin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodfin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WoodfinOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Woodfin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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