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Mars Hill is a town in Madison County, in the Asheville metro area.
The community was named for hill in Athens, Greece.
The latitude of Mars Hill is 35.826N. The longitude is -82.549W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,320 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,720.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mars Hill demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Asheville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28754 ZIP code.
13% of Mars Hill residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mars Hill ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mars Hill was $13,366, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Mars Hill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mars Hill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $410. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $860.
Libraries in Mars Hill include Mars Hill Branch Library ... View libraries
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mars Hill political report.
The average commute time for Mars Hill workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Mars Hill include Comfort Inn Mars Hill.
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