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Granite Falls is located in southern Caldwell County North Carolina, just north of Hickory, on U. S. Highway 321. Its history dates back before the Revolutionary War. Its origins can be traced to land grants dating back to 1754. Granite Falls was incorporated on May 1, 1899 and was named after the Falls on Gunpowder Creek, where a solid formation of granite spans the creek. Read more about the Town's history. »


Mayor's Welcome

On behalf of the Town Council and citizens of Granite Falls, I thank you for visiting our website. I am proud to serve as Mayor of my hometown, and I hope our website will show you a small portion of the people, places and services that make Granite Falls a wonderful place to live.

Located at the foot of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and on two lakes of the Catawba River chain, our town offers home sites with views and amenities that are unique even in our beautiful state. Our town is too beautiful and friendly to appreciate fully through a website visit. So when you "log off", pack a bag and come visit us. We will take you to see the "Falls at Gunpowder Creek" from which our town derives its name, peaceful Lake Rhodhiss and Lake Hickory and many other historic and natural sites.

Again, I am happy you visited our website and I hope to see you soon.

Barry Hayes
Mayor


Garden Club


The Granite Falls Garden Club planted flowers on the Square Tuesday, May 3rd. This year's theme is "Granite Falls Garden Club Hands are Working for You!" The Town would like to thank the Garden Club for their downtown beautification efforts!


Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum

The Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum needs volunteers to open the museum and serve as hosts and hostesses on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers are asked to serve for two hours once every three months. If you can serve as a volunteer, please contact the Town Office at 396-3131. Volunteers will be trained for their work at the museum. The museum is open on Saturdays from noon until 4 pm and Sundays from 2 pm until 4 pm, except holidays. Private tours may be arranged by calling the Town Office. Please visit: www.granitefallshistorymuseum.org


Veterans Monument


The Town of Granite Falls is currently accepting applications for name inscriptions on the Veterans Monument. For more information please go to the Veterans Monument Inscription Application. Applications for new inscriptions that are received after July 31 each year will be added to the monument the following year.

DVDs of the of the Dedication of the Granite Falls Veterans Monument are available at the Granite Falls Town Office for $10.00 each. The DVDs have been edited to include video footage and still photos from four (4) different cameras. Produced by the Granite Falls History Committee, profits from the sale will benefit the Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum. For more information, contact the Town Office at 828-396-3131.


Town of Granite Falls Newsletter:

May 2016 Edition, October 2015 Edition,
May 2015 Edition,

Etched in Granite
Etched in Granite -
The History of the Town of Granite Falls, NC


 

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North Carolina Air Quality Forecasts

Granite Falls Town Code of Ordinances

Town of Granite Falls Budget 2016-2017

Monthly Budget Report

2016-2017 Town of Granite Falls Fee Schedule

2015 Financial Statements

Automated Waste & Recycling Collection - Now Available in the Town of Granite Falls!

The Town of Granite Falls is pleased to offer automatic draft for your utility bills (water, sewer and electric). Save gas and time with this new bill paying option. Please call the Town Offices at 396-3131 for details or to sign up.

The Town of Granite Falls is pleased to provide the Connect-CTY® service, our new town-to-resident notification system.
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Granite Falls Merchants Association

Town of Granite Falls Downtown Facade Improvement Program -Grant Opportunity

Granite Falls Pedestrian Plans

Helpful Information for Navigating All Way Stop Intersections

Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum is open now on select days, please contact the Town Offices at 396-3131 for more information.

Town of Granite Falls Lakeside Park with walking/biking trails, picnic shelter, canoe launch and three separate fishing decks. - Open Now - Contact the Recreation Department at 396-1221 to make reservations for the picnic shelter.

Federal Tax Credits For Energy Effiiciency

 

 
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