Place:Woodfin, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

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NameWoodfin
TypeTown
Coordinates35.636°N 82.582°W
Located inBuncombe, North Carolina, United States
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Woodfin is a town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 6,286 in 2012. It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Town of Woodfin is named in honor of Nicholas Washington Woodfin, a renowned lawyer and statesman of early North Carolina, under whom North Carolina Governor Vance clerked as an attorney. Woodfin, North Carolina is the only municipality bearing the name Woodfin in the United States. The town was incorporated in 1971, although the community itself dates back to at least the mid-19th century.

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