McDowell County

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McDowell County includes the following markets:

Cities, Towns and Municipalities:

Marion, Nebo, Old Fort

Other Communities:

Little Switzerland

Information About This Market


McDowell County

County Seat



44,996 - 2010 US Census

Land Area

440.61 sq. mi.

USDA Climate/Hardiness Zone

6b (-5 to 0 F) through 7a (0 to 5 F)


Dudley Greene

District Attorney

Brad Greenway

Register of Deeds

Jane McGee

Clerk of Court

Melissa Adams

County Manager

Chuck Abernathy

Sponsored Organizations

NC Cooperative Extension - McDowell County

Molly Sandfoss - County Extension Director


McDowell County Emergency Management


McDowell County Sheriff's Department

Dudley Greene - McDowell County Sheriff