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Fairview Real Estate


Fairview is a census-designated place (CDP) in Buncombe County and is part of the Asheville metropolitan area.

Settled in the late 18th century, Fairview was called Cane Creek until the early 1800s. Cane Creek Baptist Church was established in 1806 and is one of the oldest churches in Buncombe County.

Fairview is the site of plenty of new development, offering large lots and community amenities. Cane Creek Pool in Fairview includes a pool, soccer fields, picnic sheds, and concessions.


Fairview’s schools fall within the Buncombe County School District.

Which school the students attend will depend on your home address. To verify which one, check out the Buncombe County School District Mapping.

Population Statistics*

As of 2014, Fairview’s population was 8,840.

  • The total number of households is 3,527 with 2.49 people per household on average.
  • The median age of the current population is 43.30 with 3,294 people being married and 3,077 being single.
  • The crime rate in Fairview is below the national average.
  • Total household expenditures in Fairview are below the national average.


The community of Fairview is located at 35°331′4″N 82°324′8″W, about 11 miles southeast of downtown Asheville via US 74A. The elevation of Fairview is roughly 2,208 ft.

The weather recorded temperatures oscillate between a high point in July of 75.40° F and a low point of 23.60° F in January.

*Demographic information is aggregated from data for the 28730 zip code.

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