Welcome to McDowell County

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

Sign up for weather alerts!

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.

McDowell Tourism Wants Your Input!

The McDowell Tourism Development Authority is developing a 15 year tourism strategic plan and they want YOUR input. For more information and to participate, click on the link below.

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Upcoming Events

Board of Commissioners Regular Session
June 21, 2021 - 11:30 am
Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center - 634 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752
Board of Commissioners Regular Session
July 12, 2021 - 5 pm
Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center - 634 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752
Board of Commissioners Regular Session
July 19, 2021 - 11:30 am
Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center - 634 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752
Board of Commissioners Regular Session
August 9, 2021 - 5 pm
Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center - 634 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752

In The News

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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