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April 17, 2017
April 10, 2017
The Avery County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for the Avery County Planning Board. Applications available on this website or call 828-733-8212.
April 10, 2017
The Avery County Board of Commissioners' Budget Workshops scheduled for May 4, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. and May 11, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. have been cancelled.
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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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