The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
Relocation Guide to Asheville




Grove Park Inn, by Lee James Pantas

Prints of the Grove Park Inn and other Asheville Historic Buildings
by Lee James Pantas are available online thru Fine Art America

Prints of Paintings & Drawings by Lee James Pantas

Asheville Area Maps
City of Asheville Interactive Map
Google Map of Asheville & Buncombe County

Asheville Citizen-Times: The region’s largest circulation daily newspaper. 14 O’Henry Ave., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-252-5610, 800-800-4204.

Hendersonville Times-News: Hendersonville’s daily newspaper. 106 Henderson Crossing Plaza,, Hendersonville, NC 28792; 828-692-0505.

Mountain Xpress: A free weekly independent news, arts, and events newspaper for Western North Carolina. The best and most comprehensive entertainment coverage. P.O. Box 144, Asheville, NC 28802; 828-251-1333.

Other Asheville Area Publications

Appalachian Voices: Bi-monthly newspaper published by Appalachian Voices, a nonprofit grass roots organization. Articles of general interest about the mountains, with focus on the environment. 1171 Grand Blvd., Boone, NC 28607; 828-265-1500
Blue Ridge Outdoors: Monthly free publication covering all outdoor sports in the southern mountains. (434) 817-2755.
Bold Life: Monthly free magazine featuring Hendersonville and Asheville area dining, art, music, people and culture. PO Box 1070, Flat Rock, NC 28731; 828-692-3230.
Fairview Town Crier: A free monthly publications. This not-for-profit newspaper offers news and events about Fairview, a mountain community just south of Asheville. P.O. Box 1862, Fairview, NC 28730, 828-628-1422.
Iwanna: The classified newspaper of Western North Carolina. Anything and everything for sale.
The Laurel of Asheville: Monthly free magazine focusing on the arts and culture of the Asheville area. 46 Haywood Street, Suite 210, Asheville, NC 28801; 828-670-7503.
Rapid River Magazine: One of Asheville's oldest and most widely read arts and culture magazines. 828-712-4752
The Laurel of Asheville:  Monthly magazine that features stories on the arts, music, events, food, communities and recreation of Western North Carolina. 828-670-7503.
WNC Magazine: WNC magazine is a bimonthly publication that captures the grandeur of the North Carolina mountains and the lifestyle of its residents through photography and storytelling. P.O. Box 1330, Asheville, NC 28802; 33 Patton Ave., Suite 201, Asheville, NC 28801; 828-210-5030

Asheville Public Radio Stations
WCQS/88.1 Blue Ridge Public Radio: 73 Broadway Asheville, NC 28801; 828-210-4800
WNCW/88.7: WNCW is a non-commercial public radio FM station in Spindale, North Carolina. Owned by Isothermal Community College. 828 -287-8000

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Television Stations
WLOS TV/13 The major television station for Asheville. An ABC affiliate based in Asheville offering the best coverage of the mountains. 828-684-1340
Fox Carolina/21: Coverage of the mountains, originating in Greenville SC. 864-213-2102

Buncombe County Public Libraries: The main library, Pack Memorial, is located downtown next to Harrah's Cherokee Center Asheville at 67 Haywood St., Asheville NC 28801, 828-250-4700.

Monday - Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday & Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Black Mountain Branch: 105 Dougherty St., Black Mountain NC 28711, 828-250-4756
Buncombe County Law Library: 60 Court Plaza, Asheville NC 28801, 828-250-4734
East Asheville Branch: 902 Tunnel Rd., Asheville NC 28805, 828-250-4738
Enka-Candler Branch: 1404 Sand Hill Rd., Candler NC 28715, 828-250-4758
Fairview Branch: 1 Taylor Rd., Fairview NC 28730, 828-2506494
Leicester Branch: 1561 Alexander Rd., Leicester NC 28748, 828-250-6480
North Asheville Branch: 37 Larchmont Dr., Asheville NC 28804, 828-250-4752
Skyland/South Buncombe Branch: 260 Overlook Rd., Asheville NC 28803, 828-250-6488
South Asheville (Oakley) Branch: 749 Fairview Rd., Asheville NC 28803, 828-250-4754
Swannanoa Branch: 101 West Charleston St., Swannanoa NC 28778, 828-250-6482
Weaverville Branch: 41 N. Main Street,  Weaverville NC 28787, 828-250-6482
West Asheville Branch: 924 Haywood St., Asheville NC 28806, 828-250-4750