Welcome Letter from Chairman Chappell


Welcome to the official website for Transylvania County, North Carolina.

We are a community rich in tradition and history and with a vision for the future.  Transylvania County is the place you want Live, Work, Visit and Play. 

We are a county with a strong history of farming and industrial opportunities, that continues today.  We are a community that has a wonderful public and private education system that provides our region with a well-trained and viable workforce.  We are also a county that offers the most pristine waterfalls, the headwaters of the French Board River, Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Recreational Forest and so much more.

On behalf of our Board of County Commissioners and all of our staff here in Transylvania County, we welcome you to our County Website. 

If we can ever be of service to your please let us know.  Please visit our website often as we strive to continually provide you with the most up to date and transparent information as possible.


Jason R Chappell

Chairman, Transylvania County Board of Commissioners