The Villages is located in the town of Woodfin and our current tax rate is $.953 cents per $100.00 valuation (a rate of approximately 1%) of the home. We have the lowest combined municipal tax rate in Buncombe County. Services include police protection, trash pickup and recycling, street repairs, snow removal, maintenance, etc. Fire protection is provided by the West Buncombe Fire Department and the cost of protection is included in the above tax rate.  Tax rates are reset annually by the applicable governing boards.