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July 25, 2017
The Avery County Board of Commissioners is taking applications for the Avery Fire Commission.  Applications can be obtained on this website.  If you have questions, please call the Clerk to the Board at 828-733-8212
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June 19, 2017
The Avery County Economic Development Committee will meet the last Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Board Room, Avery County Administrative Complex, 175 Linville Street, Newland, NC 28657
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Thank you for your interest in our county! Avery County, created in 1911, is nestled in the majesty of the Appalachian Mountains, the oldest mountain chain in the world! Avery County also has the highest elevation of any county seat located east of the Rocky Mountains, with areas reaching 5500 feet above sea level.


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