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.

Sign-ups for Washington County 101: A Citizen's Academy have officially begun. This is an opportunity for Washington County citizen's to learn more about our local government as well as a chance to interact with our departments. For more information: please call (252)793-5823 or stop by the County Manager's Office and ask for Renee. Get involved and learn about your local government!

To sign-up digitally please CLICK HERE:
November 02, 2021
Official 2021 Municipal Election Notice
This is an official notice of an election to be conducted in WASHINGTON County on 11/02/2021. This notice contains a list of all of the ballot measures and federal, State, and local offices this county expects, as of this date, to be on the ballot on the date of the election.   See Attachment

October 30, 2021
Resolution 2021-022,Halloween Observance
Halloween will be Observed on Saturday, October 30, 2021 between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm   Click here for Resolution

September 03, 2021
Washington County Landfill will be CLOSED FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2021.
It will re-open Saturday with normal operating hours.
We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Monday, August 09, 2021
Plymouth Municipal Airport Public Open House
Commissioners Room
Washington County Government
Administrative Building
116 Adams Street
Plymouth, NC 27962

Washington County is updating the Plymouth Municipal Airport’s Airport Layout Plan (ALP). The process to prepare this state funded plan began in June 2020 and will be complete in the Winter of 2021. The ALP will provide the guidance necessary to maintain a safe and efficient airport over the next 20 years.

The Plymouth Municipal Airport and Washington County are hosting a Public Open House regarding the preparation of the Airport Layout Plan Update to keep you informed about the Airport and would like your input. Representatives of the Airport, County, and Consultant Team will be available to provide information and answer questions about the project. Anyone interested in participating is welcome at any time during the 2-hour open house.

July 15, 2021
SPECIAL DISCUNT: Notice to Washington County Taxpayers
Board of Commissioners and the Town of Creswell Town Council have adopted a schedule to allow discounts for the payment of property taxes prior to the due date. The following discount schedule has been approved beginning July 1, 2021:

Taxes paid by July 31 – 2% discount
Taxes paid by August 31 – 1% discount

This schedule is effective for the 2021 tax year beginning July 1, 2021 and for all subsequent years unless rescinded or modified in accordance with law. You do not have to wait to receive your tax bill to pay your 2021 taxes. If you want to take advantage of the 2% discount for July, please come by our office today.

June 10, 2021
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and North Carolina Emergency Management have received the following applications for Federal grant funding. Notice is hereby given of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s consideration to provide funding in the form of a Hazard Mitigation Grant.


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
Go Wild (Tourism)
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