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West Jefferson, North Carolina

West Jefferson, NC is a special place with so much to offer. Our town is nestled within the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains of northwest North Carolina. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, West Jefferson not only presents beautiful landscape and cool mountain breezes, but also gives visitors a sense of history as well as a mix of modern culture.
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West Jefferson, NC

Information for residents, businesses and visitors

The Town of West Jefferson seeks to support our residents, our visitors and our businesses. This website contains information about your town government. ​
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West Jefferson Founded
West Jefferson developed around the Virginia-Carolina Railroad depot and has continued to grow since
West Jefferson Elevation
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Situated in a valley between Mount Jefferson and Paddy Mountain, West Jefferson shows why Ashe County is the Coolest Corner of North Carolina.

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Online Bill Pay

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Mount Paddy Trailhead Construction Documents

View the Mount Paddy Trailhead construction documents here.

Mount Paddy Trailhead Bid Documents

View the Mount Paddy Trailhead Bid documents here.

Ashe County Events

There's are always fun things happening in and around West Jefferson!

Meeting Minutes

The West Jefferson Board of Aldermen past meeting minutes are available online.

Business Directory

See all the different businesses West Jefferson has to offer.

Town Ordinances

Town of West Jefferson ordinances and related forms are available to download online.

Paddy Mountain Trailhead Bid Document Addenda

View the Paddy Mountain Trailhead Bid Document Addenda here.

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Regular Monthly Meeting

Town News

The board will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, June 3rd at 6pm....
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Planning Board

Town News

Planning Board meeting date – Tuesday, May 28th at 5:30pm at West Jefferson Town Hall....
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Request for Qualification

Town News

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS ENGINEERING SERVICES Town of West Jefferson, North Carolina Stormwater Project May 6, 2024 Dear Offeror: This is...
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As a Main Street America Affiliate™, Town of West Jefferson is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities that share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

Town of West Jefferson is a North Carolina Small Town Main Street community, designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce Main Street & Rural Planning Center.  Town of West Jefferson is charged with administering the program at the local level and building public-private partnerships to spur economic development that achieves measurable results such as investment, business growth, and job creation.

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