Asheboro is a city in and the county seat of Randolph County, North Carolina. It has a total area of 15.4 square miles. 15.3 square miles of the area is land, and the rest is water. The town falls within the Greensboro-High Point Metro Area. The terrain is hilly. The city is the geographical center of the state.
Caraway Speedway and North Carolina Zoo are both located here. Asheboro City Schools administers public schooling here, comprising five elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and one alternative learning program. Manufacturing, construction and retail trade are the major economic activities here. The closest hospital is the local Randolph Hospital, on White Oak Street. Asheboro Regional Airport is the major local airport. Shopping can be done at Northgate Shopping Center, Hammer Village Shopping Center, Hillside Shopping Center and a few more. The cost of living here is 7.70% lower than the country average.
The town gets 46 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 114. Snowfall is about 7 inches per year.