Welcome to Montford!

Whether you are a visitor, new to the neighborhood, or a longstanding resident, Montford is a great place to be. A portion of Montford is a National Register Historic District. Recent years in Montford have witnessed the renovation of many of the neighborhood’s residences by individual families and a myriad of industrious bed and breakfast owners who have helped to restore the district to its former splendor. The residents of Montford welcome you. It’s the people here, through all their efforts, that make this neighborhood a great place!

For more of the latest news about what’s going on in Montford, see the “News & Events” column to the right.

A Puzzle—Two Mystery Houses

Zoe Rhine from the NC Room, downstairs Pack Library, sent some intriguing photos of horse ferries crossing the French Broad River in 1908. We will include some of those in the next newsletters.

For now, we have these photos [… click heading to read more]

127 Tacoma Circle Burns

Sue G. Russell

It’s a nightmare, the smoke alarm’s screaming and there is smoke, there are flames and that unmistakable smell. And, you’re asleep but not anymore, now you are wide awake and sometimes, it’s only a really bad [… click heading to read more]

Bioneers Resilient Communities Network Event

Lenoir-Rhyne University, November 6, 11, and 13

Theresa Marie

Asheville Bioneers is a local, self-organized Bioneers Resilient Communities Network Event. This year we are focusing on Spirituality and Healing; Adaptation and Resilience; Food, Race, and Justice; and Climate Change. [… click heading to read more]

3rd Annual Montford Park Players Masquerade Ball

Saturday November 14, 7-10pm.

John Russell

The Montford Park Players continue to bring great entertainment to the neighborhood with a glimpse into the world of William Shakespeare. Now they offer a chance to experience the fun and excitement of [… click heading to read more]

Montford Tour of Homes 2015 Coming Soon!

Saturday, December 12, 1-5 pm the annual Tour of Homes is happening, much to the delight of everyone who participates. We’ve seen it happen sunshine or snow, and it’s always memorable. This year, tickets are $25. Last year we [… click heading to read more]

Montford Neighborhood Association Meeting

David Patterson, Board (But Never Bored) Secretary

The Montford Neighborhood Association held the regularly scheduled monthly meeting Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 7pm at the Montford Community Center on Pearson Drive. In attendance were MNA Board members Brian Elston, [… click heading to read more]

How to Research the History of Your House

Part Two

Joe Newman

Last month we discussed getting your research started by talking with neighbors and looking up your house in Asheville City Directories and Buncombe County property records. How’s it going so far?

When you’re ready [… click heading to read more]

New Community Resource Officers

We welcome our two new Community Resource Officers (CROs). CROs work as a liaison between the Asheville Police Department and the community. They assist with public education, crime prevention, and neighborhood-specific issues. Below find their names, contact information, brief [… click heading to read more]


Montford Neighborhood Association Meetings Third Tuesday of every month, Montford Community Center, Pearson Drive. Next meeting: November 17, 2015, 7pm. Watch the list serve for agenda items.

All residents are welcome. Everyone in Montford is a member of the [… click heading to read more]

We Can’t Help You If We Can’t Find You!

Kelley Klope, Public Information Officer Asheville Fire Department

The Asheville Fire Department would like to send an important message to the Montford Community, one that could save your life.

We’re Trying to Get There–Fast

AFD responds to emergency calls [… click heading to read more]