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Asheville Relocation

Moving to Asheville? Below are some useful links and numbers that will make your move easier...

Tax Information

Tax Rates for Buncombe County and Municipalities:

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PSNC Energy    1 (877) 776-2427
Progress Energy Carolinas    1 (800) 452-2777
ATT    1 (888) 757-6500
Asheville Department of Water Resources    1 (828) 259-5955
Biltmore Forest Water Department    1 (828) 274-0824

Rental Cars

Alamo 1 (800) 327-9633
Avis 1 (800) 831-2847
Budget 1 (828) 684-2272
Enterprise 1 (800) 325-8007
Hertz 1 (800) 654-3131

Auto Registration

Auto license tags must be purchased within 30 days of relocating to the state. Just bring your car title, proof of insurance and odometer reading to the following license tag agencies:

Innsbruck Mall, 85 Tunnel Road, phone: (828) 252-8526
Asheville West Plaza, 153 Smoky Park Hwy, phone: (828) 667-2104

Driver's License

New residents must apply for an N.C. driver's license within 30 days of relocating to the state. Vision and written tests are required. You can also register to vote at the DMV office. Visit the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles at either of the following locations:

600 Tunnel Road (U.S. 70-East), phone: (828) 298-4544
1624 Patton Avenue, phone: (828) 251-6065

Voter Registration

To vote in city, county, state, and federal elections, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, mentally sound, and not under conviction of a felony. You must register 30 days prior to the election you wish to vote in. You may register to vote in Asheville and Buncombe County immediately after establishing residency.

Registration may be done by mail or in person at the Board of Elections office, the Pack Memorial Library, and several other locations. Call for the nearest registration site. (Or, if you also need to get an NC driver's license, you may register to vote at the DMV office.)

Buncombe County Board of Elections (828) 250-4200

Asheville Area Links

Asheville Now - Your Home for Everything Asheville, NC

Asheville City Schools (828) 350-7000
Buncombe County Schools (828) 255-5921
University of North Carolina at Asheville
North Carolina School Report Card (

City of Asheville
Asheville Mayor's Office (828) 259-5600
Asheville Chamber of Commerce (828) 258-6101
Buncombe County
Mission St. Joseph's Hospital

Mission Hospital
Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care, North

Appalachian State University
Asheville - Buncombe Technical Community College
UNC Asheville
Blue Ridge Community College
Brevard College
Mars Hill College
Montreat College
Warren Wilson College
Western Carolina University

Asheville Symphony
The Thomas Wolfe Memorial
NC Arboretum
Mt. Mitchell State Park
Biltmore Estate
Blue Ridge Parkway
Grove Park Inn
Vance Birthplace

WNC Nature Center
Fun Depot
Asheville Tourists Baseball

Asheville Art Museum
Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center
Colburn Earth Sience Museum
Folk Art Center- Southern Highland Craft Guild

French Broad Rafting Expedtions
Southern Waterways, Asheville

Gogburn Goosmann Brazil & Rose P.A. - Attorneys At Law
Best Selling Guidebook To Asheville, Hendersonville & The Western North Carolina Mountains

The Spa at the Grove Park Inn Resort
Spa Theology
Sensibilities Day Spa
Suraj Spa Salon
Shoji Spa Retreat

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