Ashe County Economic Development’s mission is to promote economic growth and improve the quality of life for the citizens of Ashe County by retaining and expanding existing local business, attracting new business, and partnering with community stakeholders to support an entrepreneurial environment.

Ashe County NC, the most northwestern county in the state, has a population of 27,500 and covers 426 square miles. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains at an approximate elevation of 3000 ft, Ashe enjoys access to the Blue Ridge Parkway, the New River, two state parks and is located 30 miles from Appalachian State University. Ashe has a diversified economy made up of a strong industrial base, small businesses, agriculture, arts and tourism. Ashe County works in a collaborative manner with various economic sectors, and also seeks entrepreneur development.

The website is intended to provide information showcasing Ashe County to potential employers and provide resources to small businesses.

Please visit us at http://www.ashencedc.com/