Welcome to Nash County

Welcome to Nash County, North Carolina. We're glad you've chosen to make our community your home. On this webpage, you'll find all the information you need to get settled in, including resources for signing up for utilities, registering to vote, and applying for a trash permit. We hope you find this information helpful, and we look forward to having you as a valued member of our community. If you need assistance from any department not listed here, find them in our Online Directory.

Welcome to Nash County

Nash County Government - New Resident Checklist

Not all of these will apply to every new residents, but it's a place to start with County services.

Information By Category


NC Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center

Area Schools

Building Permits

Contact Nash County's Planning and Inspections department for more information and Permit Applications.  

Economic Development & Business

Farmers Market

Medical Services

Motor Vehicles

Municipalities & Communities


List of local public parks:

 List of Rocky Mount parks:

Property Taxes

Contact the Nash County Tax Department for more information.



Trains / Buses

Voter Registration

Contact the Nash County Board of Elections for more information.

Waste & Recycling 

Nash County enacted a Convenience Center permit system on January 1, 2022 that provides access to the convenience centers only to customers that display a valid permit. To find out if you qualify, contact the Nash County Health Department

Water & Sewer

  • Nash County Public Utilities handles all water and sewer services for county residents in our service area. Contact them at 252-462-2436.
  • Contact the individual municipalities for additional information on their services.