Etowah is a census-designated place in Henderson County, North Carolina. The current population is 5,684 . It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Etowah is located between Hendersonville and Brevard. Asheville’s regional airport is just a 25-minute drive on the interstate while residents are also within driving distance to international airports in the area.



Etowah is located just minutes from Hendersonville with its collection of parks, restaurants, shopping, and worship centers. Asheville, experiencing a booming arts and music scene, provides some of the most eclectic people and exciting restaurants in the region. Asheville is sure to satisfy any interest with a nearby French chateau and a downtown theater showcasing the region’s best talent. With easily accessible cultural attractions, numerous activities, and natural surroundings .

Those seeking some outdoor adventure find themselves surrounded by hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails in Hendersonville through the Blue Ridge Mountains and easy access to Nantahala National Forest, the largest forest in the region.



NEARBY CITY: Asheville NC, Hendersonville, NC

COUNTY: Henderson County

TOWNS: Brevard, Fletcher, Laurel Park, Saluda, Asheville, Flat Rock

CENSUS AREAS: Balfour, Barker Heights, Dana, East Flat Rock, Edneyville, Etowah, Fruitland, Gerton, Hoopers Creek, Horse Shoe, Mountain Home, Valley Hill

UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES: Bat Cave, Chestnut Hill, Mountain Page, Naples, Tuxedo, Zirconia


COLLEGE: University of North Carolina Asheville, AB Tech, South College, north Greenville University, Furman University, Western Carolina University, Bob Jones University, Greenville Technical College

HIGH SCHOOL: West Henderson High School

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Rugby Middle School

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: Etowah Elementary, Mills River Elementary, Glenn C. Marlow Elementary


HENDERSON COUNTY ZIP CODES: 28792, 28791, 28731, 28790, 28726,28729, 28742, 28758, 28735, 28710, 28784, 28724, 28727, 28760, 28793

NEARBY COMMUNITIES: Etowah Estates, Meadows of Etowah, Wildwood, Wildwood Gardens, Windsor Forest, Franem Acres, Southchase, Riverbirch, Riverwind, Stafford Crossing, Stafford Hills, Townes at Bagwell Mill, Dade-Olina Park

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