Watauga County

Watauga County

Last updated July 2020

45,075 Total Voters

Republican 29.53% Democrat 26.42% Libertarian 1.05% Unaffiliated 43%
White 89.93% Black 2.17% Other 7.9%

Watauga County () is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,079. Its county seat and largest town is Boone. The county is in an exceptionally mountainous region and is the home of the Appalachian State University with an approximately 15,000 students.

Watauga County comprises the Boone, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Unemployment 8.11%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • Jonathan Jordan (NC-93)
  • State Senate
  • Dan Soucek (NC-45)

Election Results