Washington County
Administrative Building
116 Adams St.
PO Box 1007
Plymouth, NC 27962
Phone: 252-793-5823
Fax: 252-793-1183
Email: jbennett@washconc.org

Welcome to Washington County, NC.
Located in northeastern North Carolina, 120 miles east of Raleigh and 80 miles west of Nags Head and the Outer Banks.

Hyper-Reach is a system the County uses to be able to contact the citizens in case of an emergency. If you would like to be on the contact list, please call this number 252-484-3277 to have your phone number (either house or cell or both!) or by texting “alerts” to 252-484-3277.

July 06, 2020
July 6th Board of Commissioners Meeting Cancelled

June 17, 2020
LEGAL NOTICE: Application for a Variance from the minimum setback requirements of Article 13 (Solar Energy Development Ordinance) of the Washington County Zoning Ordinance
A Public Quasi-Judicial Hearing & Board of Adjustment Meeting to be held by the Washington County Board of Commissioners serving in their capacity as the Washington County Board of Adjustment to consider: An Application for a Variance from the minimum setback requirements of Article 13 (Solar Energy Development Ordinance) of the Washington County Zoning Ordinance in the Courtroom of the Washington County Courthouse at 120 Adams Street, Plymouth, North Carolina 27962 on June 17th , 2020 at 6:30PM

Download Legal Notice
Download Application

June 15, 2020
PUBLIC NOTICE - Using ZOOM software to attend the BOC's Budget Work Session #2
In order to maintain the safety of County residents, staff, and the Commissioners, the Washington County Board of Commissioners Recessed Meeting for their Budget Work Session #2 which is scheduled for 6:00 PM, Monday, June 15, 2020 will be conducted electronically using ZOOM software. The only individuals that will be located in the Commissioners’ Room will be the Commissioners, the County Manager/Attorney, Finance Officer and County Clerk.   Download Meeting Notice Here

April 02, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response- Public Utilities Press Release #1
Special Notice Regarding Temporary Suspension of Terminating Public Utilities for Nonpayment During the Novel Coronavirus (COVID19)   Download Press Release Here

March 31, 2020
COVID-19 Press Release No 4

March 26, 2020
COVID-19 Press Release No 3

March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Press Release No 2
Announcing Declaration of Local State of Emergency for Washington County   Download Press Release No. 2 here

March 16, 2020
Washington County, North Carolina Coronavirus COVID-19 Response General Press Release #1
Washington County continues to prepare for and/or respond to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

In the interest of public health, click the link below for the following strategies that have been put into place:


North Carolina Notary Public Class
This is a 6 Hour Course   Click Here for more information

Activity Director Course - Basic
This course is designed to provide basic training to individuals desiring to become an Activity Director in a healthcare related setting.   Click Here for more information

Annual 2020 Washington County Property Tax Listing Notice

DMV Mobile Unit Visits in 2020
The DMV mobile unit that visits the library monthly will travel to Plymouth twice next year. They will be here on May 12, 2020 and October 13, 2020.  

Property Tax Revaluation Has Begun
The Revaluation Appraiser and his staff have begun the property revaluation in Washington County. They will be visiting all properties. Please contact the Tax Office at 793-1176 with any questions or concerns.  

DSS Fax Number 252-793-3195
For documents (confidential or otherwise) needing to be faxed to DSS, please use the fax number of (252)793-3195
BCCC’s Washington County locations open for classes
Washington, N.C. — Beaufort County Community College is now providing College and Career Readiness (CCR) classes at Plymouth High School and the BCCC Washington County Center in Roper, formerly Windows on the World. Click here for more info...
Fair Housing Practices in the County of Washington
As part of its continuing effort to provide fair housing opportunities for its citizens, Washington County is releasing this public information notice that was published for the NC Human Relations Commission entitled “Fair Housing is the Law in North Carolina”. Download Fair Housing Document Here
View your property tax records online!
Washington County residents now have the convenience of viewing property tax records online here!
Now you can pay your taxes online!
Pay your county taxes online at this secure link!
Now you can pay your water bill on-line!
Pay your county water bill online at at this secure link.
Apply for Handgun Permits
Click Here
Apply for Concealed Handgun Permit
Click Here
MyDMV Portal - An exciting new way to check the amount of taxes paid on registered motor vehicles!
Need to know what you paid last year? No need to call the tax office, use the link to access your own records.

NC Driver’s License or NC Identification Card Number
The Last 4 Digits of your Social Security Number, I-94 (Arrival/Departure US Customs Form) or Alien Registration Number
Your Birthdate

Once you are logged in, you will see “Correspondence” on the right Under “Correspondence” you will be able to select the year for Vehicle Property Tax Fee Select the year desired and all vehicles paid for in that year will pop up
Click here for Portal
Economic Development
Go Wild (Tourism)
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