Welcome to McDowell County

Nestled next to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, McDowell County is a beautiful place to call home.

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We encourage everyone to sign up to receive Nixle alerts on your cellphone. This will enable you to stay updated on weather, road closures and any pertinent notices sent out from the 911 Center/Emergency Management Office. Text MCDOWELL911 to 888-777 from your phone.

State of Emergency

The McDowell County has declared a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Land Use Plan Survey

McDowell County wants to hear YOUR input on future land use policy. Please click on the link to complete an important survey.

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Winter Storm Izzy State of Emergency

McDowell County has declared a State of Emergency for Winter Storm Izzy.

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Upcoming Events

Board of Commissioners' Meeting - Regular Session
01/10/2022 5:00 PM
Universal Conference Room, located at 634 College Drive, Marion, NC
Board of Commissioners' Meeting - Regular Session
01/24/2022 11:30 AM
DSS Board Room, located at 145 E. Court Street, Marion, NC
Board of Commissioners' Meeting - Regular Session
02/14/2022 5:00 PM
Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center - 634 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752
Board of Commissioners' Meeting - Regular Session
02/21/2022 11:30 AM
DSS Board Room, located at 145 E. Court Street, Marion, NC
Board of Commissioners' Meeting - Regular Session
03/14/2022 5:00 PM
Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center - 634 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752
Board of Commissioners' Meeting - Regular Session
03/21/2022 11:30 AM
DSS Board Room, located at 145 E. Court Street, Marion, NC

McD-TV


The Government Channel McD-TV is broadcast on Channel 192 on Charter Spectrum and Channel 11 on Morris Broadband.

County Commission meetings can be seen on McD-TV on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00am and 7:00pm following their meeting held the second Monday of each month.

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