Links of Local Interest

  • Chamber of Commerce
    An advocate and resource for businesses and a community partner dedicated to serving the needs of members and the economic development needs of the community.
  • Heart of Brevard
    A nonprofit downtown revitalization organization whose purpose is to stimulate downtown through efforts in organization, promotion, design, and economic restructuring.
  • Brevard/Transylvania Tourism Development Authority
    Find more information about Transylvania County travel and tourism.
  • Transylvania County Economic Development Department
    Assists existing businesses and helps new businesses relocate to Transylvania County.
  • Transylvania County
    Transylvania County government's website
  • Transylvania County Tax Administration
  • Transylvania County Online GIS
    Look up property information, including parcel identification number (PIN) and city zoning district.
  • Cradle of Forestry
    The birth place of forestry in America. This 6,500-acre site in Pisgah National Forest features America's first School of Forestry built over 100 years ago.
  • Advantage West
    A Western North Carolina economic development organization devoted to improving the quality of life of its citizens by unifying the region in order to create new job opportunities and promoting capital investments.
  • North Carolina Ethics Commission
    Here you will find information on the requirements of the State Government Ethics Act and the Lobbying Law along with other information that provides you with a better understanding of ethics and lobbying in North Carolina. The State Ethics Commission is responsible for interpreting the State Government Ethics Act (SGEA) and Lobbying Law and shares administration of the Lobbying Law with the Secretary of State's Office.
  • Brevard Music Center
    Brevard Music Center offers a full range of operas and concerts with well-known artists and provides an intensive summer study for gifted high school, college, and pre-professional musicians.
  • Transylvania County School System
    Local school system has the distinction of being one of the top districts in the state.
  • Brevard College
    A 4-year private, coeducational, liberal arts college located in Brevard.
  • Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC)
    BRCC is a part of the state community college system and offers curriculum and continuing education classes. BRCC has a site in Transylvania County.
  • Schenck Job Corps Center
    Schenck Job Corps Center is part of the Job Corps Program, a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.
  • Transylvania County Library
    Public library serving Transylvania County with materials, programs, and services for all ages.
  • e-NC Authority
    Grassroots initiative to link all North Carolinians to the Internet - especially those in rural areas.
  • Full Circle of Care
    The North Carolina Family Caregiver Support Program designed the Full Circle of Care website specifically for family caregivers. Visit the website to obtain information on legal issues, paying for care, evaluating and assessing needs, support groups, web resources, and many other helpful topics.
Services in Transylvania County
The following is a useful list of services in Transylvania County. Some services are provided by the County and others by State or Federal agencies or by independent non-profit organizations.

Contact Phone Number
Adult Day Care - KOALA Inc. 828-884-2980
Animal Control 828-883-3713
Birth Certificates 828-884-3162
Building Permits 828-884-3209
Business Licenses 828-884-3197
Centro Comunitario Hispano Americano 828-883-2900
Chamber of Commerce 828-883-3700
Child Development
828-884-3116
Clerk of Court 828-884-3120
Community College - Blue Ridge 828-883-2520
Death Certificates 828-884-3162
Deeds 828-884-3162
Department of Transportation - Maintenance and Road Repairs 828-862-4736
Dispute Settlement Center 828-877-3815
Driver's License 828-883-2070
Emergency Services (EMS, Fire, Police, Sheriff) 911
Employment Security Office 828-884-3214
Food Stamps 828-884-3174
Highway Patrol 828-884-4232
Hospital - Transylvania Regional 828-884-9111
Humane Society 828-884-6577
Immunizations 828-884-3135
Landfill 828-884-6830
License Tag Office 828-883-3251
Magistrate 828-884-3154
Marriage Records/License 828-884-3162
Passports 828-884-3120
Pisgah Legal Services (free legal services for lower income and elderly persons) 1-800-489-6144
Red Cross 828-884-4530
Register to vote 828-884-3114
Senior Meals  828-884-3166
Septic System Permits 828-884-3139
Shelter Available for Family Emergencies (SAFE) 828-885-7233
Silvermont Park Reservations
828-884-3156
Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213
State Bureau of Investigation 828-654-8901
Transylvania County Joint Historic Preservation Commission 828-884-3205
Transylvania County Volunteers in Medicine (free clinic serving uninsured individuals who live or work in Transylvania County.) 828-883-4454
Transylvania Vocational Services (vocational training and services for individuals with disabilities) 828-884-3195
Utilities
  Cable:
Sylvan Valley CATV
828-884-2671
  Electric Power:
Duke Power
828-883-8255
 
Haywood Electric Membership Corporation
828-966-4215
  Telephone: Comporium
828-884-9011
  Water: Water Department
828-884-4123
Veteran Services 828-884-3276
Western Carolina Community Action (assist low income with rent, provides meal site for seniors, and provides head start for children) 828-884-3251
Women, Infants, Children (WIC) (Supplement Nutrition Program for pregnant or postpartum women, infants, and children up to 5 years of age) 828-884-3242
Work Permits (required by state law for individuals 14 to 18 years of age when entering the workforce) 828-884-3135