Black Mountain, North Carolina

Black Mountain is a town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 7,848 at the 2010 census.[5] It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town is named for the old train stop at the Black Mountain Depot and is located at the southern end of the Black Mountain range of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Southern Appalachians.

Black Mountain, North Carolina
A view down State Street in downtown Black Mountain
Location in Buncombe County and the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°37′9″N 82°19′32″W
Country United States of America
State North Carolina
County Buncombe
IncorporatedMarch 4, 1893
  Total6.73 sq mi (17.43 km2)
  Land6.71 sq mi (17.39 km2)
  Water0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
2,405 ft (733 m)
  Density1,215.49/sq mi (469.34/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)828
FIPS code37-06140[3]
GNIS feature ID1019196[4]

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