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Buncombe County (/ ˈ b ʌ ŋ k ə m / BUNK-um) is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is classified within Western North Carolina. The 2020 census reported the population was 269,452. Its county seat is Asheville. Buncombe County is part of the Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Buncombe County and Yancey County: James Madison (1751–1836), the 4th President of the United States 21,768: 451 sq mi (1,168 km 2) Martin County: 117: Williamston: 1774: Halifax County and Tyrrell County: Josiah Martin (1737–1786), the last governor of colonial North Carolina: 21,508: 457 sq mi (1,184 km 2) McDowell County: 111: Marion: 1842
A list of all Departments & Agencies. Table: Departments. Department. Email. Phone Number. Administration. Email: Clerk to the Board. Clerk to the Board. (828) 250-4105.
Asheville (/ ˈ æ ʃ v ɪ l / ASH-vil) is a city in, and the county seat of, Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. Located at the confluence of the French Broad and Swannanoa rivers, it is the largest city in Western North Carolina , and the state's 11th-most populous city .
Buncombe County, nicknamed "Land of the Sky" for its rugged mountain beauty, is located in the Mountain region of western North Carolina. Buncombe's land includes parts of the Great Craggy Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains, and a section of the Eastern Continental Divide passes through it.
In 2020, Buncombe County, NC had a population of 260k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $55,032. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Buncombe County, NC grew from 256,886 to 259,576, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $52,207 to $55,032, a 5.41% increase.