For Newcomers

Welcome to Weaverville!  The Information below will help you navigate through the various service providers for the Town:


Area Hospitals

Mission Hospitals Health System
509 Biltmore Avenue
Phone: 213-1111 
Patient Information: 213-1050 & 213-3100

CarePartners
68 Sweeten Creek Road
Phone: 274-2400

Park Ridge Hospital
Naples Road
Fletcher, NC 28732
Phone: 684-8501

Pardee Hospital
800 North Justice Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Phone: 828-696-1000
Information: 213-1050 or 213-3100


Automobile Information

Driver's Licenses 

  • New residents must apply for a driver's license within 30 days of relocating to the state. 
  • Vision and written tests are required; road tests are given at the discretion of the examiner. 
  • Apply at the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles at the following locations: 
  • 600 Tunnel Road (U.S. 70-East) -  298-4544
  • 1624 Patton Avenue - 251-6065

Automobile Registration 

  • Auto licenses must be purchased within 30 days of relocating in the state. 
  • Title of car or name of lienholder, proof of insurance and odometer reading are required. 
  • Automobiles must be inspected within 10 days from the date vehicles are subject to registration. 

Apply at the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles at the following locations: 

Innsbruck Mall
85 Tunnel Road
Phone: 252-8526

Asheville West Plaza
153 Smoky Park Hwy
Phone: 667-2104


Education

Education is one of the most valued assets in the Weaverville/Asheville Area.  Buncombe County School System is the state's 11th largest school system and the largest district in Western North Carolina. We employ nearly 4,000 people and serve more than 25,000 students, making BCS the county's second largest employer. More than 55 different languages are spoken in our 41 schools.

Accreditation

Buncombe County schools are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. BCS has one of the highest percentages of nationally board certified teachers in the state and region.

2010 SAT Scores

BCS' scores consistently rank among the top five in North Carolina. In 2010, Buncombe County ranked third the state among school systems with more than two high schools. Six of eight Buncombe County high schools posted total mean scores exceeding the national average.

Critical Reading

Math

Verbal/Math Combined

Writing

TOTAL

BCS

524

549

1073

499

1572

NC

497

511

1008

477

1485

U.S.

501

516

1017

492

1509

 

Weaverville Public Schools

Newcomers will need the following to register their children in local public schools:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization records
  • Medical forms from the County Health Department or a Personal Physician
  • Previous report card if transferring from another school
  • Buncombe County Schools………. (828) 255-5921

Public Schools in Weaverville

North Windy Ridge
20 Doan Road
Weaverville, NC 28787

Phone: 828-658-1892
District: North Buncombe
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Weaverville Elementary
129 South Main Street
Weaverville, NC 28787

Phone: 828-645-3127
District: North Buncombe
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Weaverville Primary
39 South Main Street
Weaverville, NC 28787

Phone: 828-645-4275
District: North Buncombe
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North Buncombe Middle
51 N. Buncombe School Road
Weaverville, NC 28787

Phone: 828-645-7944
District: North Buncombe
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North Buncombe High
890 Clarks Chapel Road
Weaverville, NC 28787

Phone: 828-645-4221
District: North Buncombe
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Colleges and Universities

University of North Carolina at Asheville - 828-251-6600

North Carolina State University at UNCA Campus - 251-6640

Western Carolina University at UNCA Campus - 251-6642

Montreat College - 669-8011

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College - 254-1921

Mars Hill College - 689-1307

Warren Wilson College - 298-3325


Emergency Phone Numbers

Emergencies - Fire/Police/Ambulance

911

Weaverville Police Department

828-645-5700

Buncombe County Sheriff

828-255-5555

FBI

828-253-1643

State Patrol

828-298-4252

State Bureau of Investigation (SBI)

828-654-8901

Buncombe County Emergency Management

828-255-5638

Civil Air Patrol Auxiliary of US Air Force

828-687-2875

Crime Stoppers

828-255-5050

NC Center For Missing Persons

1-800-522-5437

Rape Crisis Center of Asheville

828-252-0562

Teen Crisis Hotline

1-800-367-7287

U.S. Marshall

828-771-7400


Government

Weaverville Town Hall
30 South Main Street 
P. O. Box 338
Weaverville, NC 28787-0338
828-645-7116

Buncombe County Courthouse
60 Court Plaza
(828) 250-4000
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Information Sources
Asheville Chamber of Commerce
151 Haywood Street
828-258-6101


Libraries

Bess Tilson Sprinkle Memorial Library
41 North Main Street
Weaverville, NC 28787
828-250-6482

Asheville-Buncombe Library System
828-250-4711


Senior Services

Buncombe County Council on Aging
828-258-8027
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North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement
828-251-6140
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Buncombe County Meals on Wheels
(828) 253-5286
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Buncombe County Social Services
(828) 250-5500
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