Administration

Responsible for overall leadership & administration of county programs, policies, operations, budgets and personnel.

150 Government Circle Suite 2500
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5501
Fax: 336.846.5516
administration@ashecountygov.com

Airport

Ashe County Airport is a county owned, public use airport which is categorized as a general aviation facility.

639 Airport Road
Jefferson, North Carolina 28640
336-982-5144
epayne@ashecountygov.com

Animal Control

Operates the animal shelter, collects and adopts out and/or euthanizes stray/unwanted animals, investigates reports of animal cruelty and suspected rabies.

Mailing Address
PO Box 1797
West Jefferson, NC 28694

Physical Location
767 Fred Pugh Rd
Crumpler, NC
336.982.4060
Fax: 336.982.4061
animalcontrol@ashecountygov.com

Board of Elections

Administers the local election process from candidate registration to election results, oversees and maintains local voter registration.

150 Government Circle Suite 2100
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5570
Fax: 336.846.5574
ashe.boe@gmail.com

Building Inspections

Administers and enforces North Carolina State Building Codes, issues building permits and performs inspections for all phases of construction.

150 Government Circle Suite 2400
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5511
Fax: 336.846.5518
inspections@ashecountygov.com

Cooperative Extension

Operates and administers a variety of programs and educational curriculum for the agricultural community, families and consumers.

134 Government Circle Suite 202
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5850
Fax: 336.846.5882

Economic Development

The EDC, in an advisory capacity to the Ashe County Board of Commissioners, facilitates sustainable and diversified economic growth in this beautiful community.

150 Government Circle Suite 2500
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5502
Fax: 336.846.5516
director@ashencedc.com

Emergency Management

Responsible for disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery, works closely with all emergency response agencies, and responds to hazmat spills.

150 Government Circle Suite 2400
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5521
Fax: 336.846.5523
emc@ashecountygov.com

Environmental Services

Oversees collection, transport and disposal of solid waste and recyclables, operates the Ashe County landfill, convenience centers and the recycling program.

Mailing Address
PO Box 1327
West Jefferson, NC 28694

Physical Office
714 S Jefferson Ave
West Jefferson, NC 28694
336.846.3721
environmentalservices@ashecountygov.com

Ashe County Landfill
739 Fred Pugh Road
Crumpler, North Carolina 28617
(336)-982-2527

E911 Addressing

Provides addresses within Ashe County (outside of Jefferson and West Jefferson city limits) that allow expedient location identification for emergency response.

150 Government Circle Suite 2400
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5520
Fax: 336.846.5518
e911@ashecountygov.com

Finance

Responsible for general accounting, accounts payable & receivable, issuing receipts & disbursements, fixed asset accounting, payroll, cash management, benefits administration, financial reporting, budgetary compliance, annual independent audit & occupancy tax.

150 Government Circle Suite 2500
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5501
Fax: 336.846.5516
finance@ashecountygov.com

Parks and Recreation

Provides recreational opportunities for youth and adults at County facilities through programs such as softball and open winter gym programs.

Ashe County Park
Ashe Park Road
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.982.6185
parksandrec@ashecountygov.com

Planning

Develops and implements policies and ordinances designed to protect the general health, safety and welfare of county residents such as subdivision, mobile home park, recreational vehicle, pollution and junk ordinances.

150 Government Circle Suite 2400
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5528
Fax: 336.846.5518
planning@ashecountygov.com

Public Library

Provides Ashe County residents with free access to: books, audiobooks, periodicals, and movies for all ages; public computers with Internet connections; computer classes; and programs for children, teenagers, and adults. Special collections include local history/genealogy, parenting, large print, and Spanish.

148 Library Drive
West Jefferson, NC 28694
336.846.2041
mwestmoreland@arlibrary.org

Register of Deeds

Records and maintains vital records, land records, business records and other documents.

150 Government Circle Suite 2300
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5580
registerofdeeds@ashecountygov.com

Sheriff

Answers all incoming 911 calls and sheriff’s office calls, dispatches emergency resources to include, ambulance, fire, law enforcement, rescue, and animal control.

140 Government Circle
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5600
Fax: 336.846.5629

Sheriff's Office (Jail)
Operates and manages detention facility that houses pre-trial detainees and criminal offenders.
140 Government Circle
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5611
Fax: 336.846.5629

Sheriffs Office (Law Enforcement)
Responsible for the safety & protection of all citizens and businesses, performs service & return of criminal & civil process, and provides security detail for the court system.
140 Government Circle
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5600
Fax: 336.846.5629
sheriff@ashecountygov.com

Social Services

Administers a wide range of financial assistance and service programs, investigates and responds to reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation of children and disabled adults, provides in-home services to special needs individuals, manages adoptions, foster care and child/adult day care.

150 Government Circle Suite 1000
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5700
Fax: 336.846.5779

Tax Administration

150 Government Circle Suite 2200
Jefferson, North Carolina 28640
336.846.5577
Fax: 336.846.5564
taxadmin@ashecountygov.com

Veterans Services

Provides assistance to veterans, their widows, orphans or survivors in obtaining or preserving existing benefits from the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

150 Government Circle Suite 2100
Jefferson, NC 28640
336.846.5575
veterans@ashecountygov.com