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Fletcher is a town in Henderson County, in the Asheville metro area.
The community was named for George W. Fletcher, country doctor
The latitude of Fletcher is 35.430N. The longitude is -82.501W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,123 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,342.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fletcher demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henderson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Asheville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28791 ZIP code.
17% of Fletcher residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fletcher ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fletcher was $20,607, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Fletcher residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Fletcher, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,031.
Libraries in Fletcher include Fletcher Branch Library ... View libraries
Henderson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fletcher political report.
The average commute time for Fletcher workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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