Avery County

Avery County

Last updated October 2021

12,103 Total Voters

Republican 57.88% Democrat 11.09% Libertarian 0.45% Green 0% Constitution 0% Unaffiliated 30.59%
White 91.23% Black 0.4% Other 8.37%

Avery County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,797. The county seat is Newland. The county seat was initially established in Elk Park when the county was first formed, but was moved to Newland upon completion of the courthouse in 1912. Founded in 1911, it is the youngest of North Carolina's 100 counties.

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Unemployment 10.3%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • Josh Dobson (NC-85)

    Appointed on Jan 29, 2013 to replace Mitch Gillespie

  • State Senate
  • Dan Soucek (NC-45)

Election Results