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February 13, 2017
Board of Commissioners currently taking applications for the Avery County Economic Development Advisory Committee. Applications available on this website.
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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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