Weaverville

Weaverville

Small-town charm with big-town convenience

Welcome to Weaverville

Nestled just a few miles north of Asheville, Weaverville, North Carolina, is a charming small town that offers a serene, community-focused alternative to the hustle and bustle of city life. With its picturesque Main Street, Weaverville exudes a warm, welcoming vibe that draws visitors and convinces many to plant roots in this idyllic location.

The town has a rich history and a vibrant artistic community, evident in its well-preserved buildings and the numerous local art studios and galleries. Strolling through Weaverville, one can admire the quaint architecture and perhaps catch a glimpse of artists at work, a testament to the town’s nurturing environment for creativity.

Housing in Weaverville ranges from historic homes that reflect the town’s 19th-century origins to modern houses and apartments. The real estate market offers options for those who wish to live in a small-town atmosphere while having access to urban amenities, with downtown Asheville's cultural and recreational offerings just a short drive away.

For those seeking a slower pace of life without sacrificing convenience or community, Weaverville presents an appealing balance. It's a town where the days feel longer, the smiles are friendlier, and the majestic backdrop of the Appalachians reminds you of the pure beauty of North Carolina living. 

What to Love

  • Engaged community radiating hometown pride
  • Access to big-town conveniences like Publix, Lowes, and more
  • Just 10 minutes from vibrant downtown Asheville
  • Bustling town center that is charming and welcoming
  • Panoramic countryside vistas with elegant residences

Local Lifestyle

Living in Weaverville is about savoring the allure of an active downtown punctuated by quirky shops and delightful eateries, surrounded by sprawling natural beauty. Weaverville’s Main Street is the heart of the town, lined with an assortment of local businesses that range from homey bakeries and coffee shops to fine dining restaurants. 

The community is close-knit, with residents often coming together for holiday parades, art in the park events, and music festivals. The town’s community center and public library are hubs of activity, offering programs and workshops for all ages. Education is also a valued aspect of Weaverville, with the town boasting well-regarded schools emphasizing academic excellence and community involvement.

Dining and Entertainment

At Well Bred Cafe, coffee connoisseurs find their haven. With its inviting vibe and an array of tempting baked goods, every sip and bite transports you to a world of flavors, underlined by its commitment to local produce.

Seeking a day of pampering? Look no further than Aabani Salon & Spa. Step inside to be embraced by serenity and leave with a rejuvenated spirit, all thanks to their skilled staff and an array of luxurious treatments.

For the pizza aficionados, Blue Mountain Pizza promises a treat for the senses. Delight in handcrafted pizzas, perfectly complemented by their selection of craft beers in a friendly, relaxed setting.

Channel your inner artist at Mangum Pottery Studio. Whether you're a seasoned craftsman or just starting out, the studio offers an inspiring ambiance to hone your pottery skills.

And for a delightful culinary experience through Northern Italy, make a reservation at Glass Onion. Here, each plate isn't just a meal; it's a meticulously crafted art piece, promising an unforgettable gastronomic journey.

Things to Do

It’s not hard to fill your calendar with exciting attractions in Weaverville. The town hosts a series of highly anticipated events, such as the Annual Weaverville Music and Arts Festival, which infuses the community with melodies and creative flair and celebrates local talent and culture. 

Weaverville’s recognition as a Tree City USA community isn’t merely a title — the town is surrounded by a plethora of hiking trails that await the adventurous soul. Golf courses also dot the area, providing challenging hills and bunkers in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Lake Louise Park is a popular gathering spot for residents and offers a playground, picnic areas, and a walking trail around the lake. It serves as a focal point for town events and is a peaceful spot for fishing or simply enjoying the view of the surrounding mountains. The Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are within a drivable distance. 


Overview for Weaverville, NC

4,476 people live in Weaverville, where the median age is 50.5 and the average individual income is $37,666. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,476

Total Population

50.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$37,666

Average individual Income

Around Weaverville, NC

There's plenty to do around Weaverville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

54
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
13
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Butterbug's Baked-to-Order, Sweet Elegance, and Blue Ridge Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.5 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.99 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.55 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.55 miles 59 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Weaverville, NC

Weaverville has 1,852 households, with an average household size of 2.36. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Weaverville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,476 people call Weaverville home. The population density is 1,163.07 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,476

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

50.5

Median Age

43.48 / 56.52%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,852

Total Households

2.36

Average Household Size

$37,666

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Weaverville, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Weaverville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Weaverville Elementary
PUBLIC
2nd - 4th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 1st
No rating available

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