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Hillcrest is a neighborhood located in Asheville, North Carolina. It is bordered on the western side by Riverside Drive. Patton Avenue forms the southern border and Hazel Street makes up the eastern boundary. The northern border lies just south of Highway Nineteen. The neighborhood is part of Buncombe County. The community is mainly residential, apartment living. There are a few businesses in the area, including the Hillcrest Headstart Center.
Aston Park is located nearby at the intersection of Hilliard and South French Broad. The park features twelve tennis courts, covered shelters, a playground and lots of open green space. It is one of the area’s oldest parks. Also in the area, is Ashville’s newest park, the Murray Hill Park. The park features a pavilion, benches, picnic tables, and walking trails. Also nearby is the Patton Avenue Park. The neighborhood is just west of the French Broad River. Just across the highway is Historic Monford and Monford Park, part of which was been named to the National Register of Historic Places. Historic buildings in the area include the Claxton School and the Biltmore Estate.
Just across the river is the Westgate Regional Shopping Center. The center features dining options like the Earth Fare Market and Café and the Tomato. There is a nearby car repair shop and a Holiday Inn. Children in the area may attend one of several different schools, including Issac Dickson Elementary School, The Randolph School, Odyssey Community School, Emma Elementary School, Regent Park Early Education, and Claxton Elementary School.