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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Comprehensive Land Use Plan

McDowell County has prepared a Comprehensive Land Use Plan.

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Upcoming Events

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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