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.
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.
|Adult Day Care - KOALA Inc.||828-884-2980|
|Centro Comunitario Hispano Americano||828-883-2900|
|Chamber of Commerce||828-883-3700|
| Child Development
|Clerk of Court||828-884-3120|
|Community College - Blue Ridge||828-883-2520|
|Department of Transportation - Maintenance and Road Repairs||828-862-4736|
|Dispute Settlement Center||828-877-3815|
|Emergency Services (EMS, Fire, Police, Sheriff)||911|
|Employment Security Office||828-884-3214|
|Hospital - Transylvania Regional||828-884-9111|
|License Tag Office||828-883-3251|
|Pisgah Legal Services (free legal services for lower income and elderly persons)||1-800-489-6144|
|Register to vote||828-884-3114|
|Septic System Permits||828-884-3139|
|Shelter Available for Family Emergencies (SAFE)||828-885-7233|
| Silvermont Park Reservations
|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|
|Sylvan Valley CATV
| Electric Power:
||Haywood Electric Membership Corporation
|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|