Etowah is a census-designated place (CDP) in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,766 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Etowah is located at 35°18′56″N 82°35′49″W / 35.31556°N 82.59694°W / 35.31556; -82.59694 (35.315560, -82.596915).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.6 square miles (11.9 km²), of which, 4.6 square miles (11.9 km²) of it is land and 0.22% is water.