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Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville, NC  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Asheville is in Buncombe County. The county seat is Asheville.

Major ancestry groups reported by Asheville residents include:

· Black or African American - 18%
· English - 14%
· German - 12%
· Irish - 11%
· Scotch-Irish - 6%
· Scottish - 4%
· Italian - 3%
· French (except Basque) - 2%
· Mexican - 2%
· Dutch - 2%
· Polish - 1%
· British - 1%
· Welsh - 1%
· European - 1%
· Subsaharan African - 1%
· African - 1%
· Swedish - 1%
· Russian - 1%
· Norwegian - 1%
· Ukrainian - 1%
· American Indian tribes, specified - 1%
· Central American: - 1%
· French Canadian - 1%

Former names for Asheville include:
· Morristown

For more detail about place names in the Asheville area, consult The North Carolina Gazetteer, William S. Powell
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Libraries in Asheville include Asheville-Buncombe Library System, Buncombe County Law Library, East Asheville Branch Library, North Asheville Branch Library, South Asheville Branch Library, West Asheville Branch Library

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