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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


Art In The Park Concert


Downtown Granite Falls
Monday, May 16, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Featuring Fox And Company

The Caldwell Arts Council and the Town of Granite Falls are sponsoring the annual Art in the Park concert in downtown Granite Falls on Monday, May 16, 2016, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This year, the featured artists for Art in the Park will be Fox and Company.

Fox and Company formed in 2008 and is a six-piece band specializing in dance oriented music. The band members are from Morganton, Lenoir, and Hickory and play at events all over western and central North Carolina. The group members are all related, and include Alan McGalliard on bass guitar, Brian Beane on drum, John Crisp on lead guitar, Maressia Fox on keyboard, Michael Fox on lead vocals, and Stephen Fox on lead vocals. Fox and Company plays Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Country, Bluegrass, Oldies, Pop, and more, including hits from Alabama, the Eagles, Tim McGraw, Pharrell Williams, Elvis, and Bob Seger. Fox and Company will play a variety of hits that everyone in your family is sure to love!

The annual Art in the Park concert is held on the square in downtown Granite Falls as a public service to the community. ADMISSION IS FREE! Bring your lawn chairs and spend the evening listening to live music in downtown Granite Falls. Make sure you bring your dancing shoes too! In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Granite Falls Middle School auditorium.

"This program is supported by the Caldwell Arts Council and by a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources."


Dining with the Demons and Special Granite Falls High School Exhibit

The Third Annual Dining with the Demons (DWTD) will be held Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Caldwell County Fairgrounds on Hwy 321 in Lenoir from noon until 4 p. m. DWTD is a reunion for all Granite Falls High School students, teachers, and their guests. The event will feature a covered dish luncheon, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, music, displays of GFHS memorabilia, etc. Organizers will post periodic updates on Facebook under Dining with the Demons 2016.

In coordination with Dining with the Demons, the Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum will feature a special exhibit of Granite Falls High School memorabilia during the month of May. The display will include photos, yearbooks, scrapbooks, etc. from the school's 75 year history (1902-1977). The public is invited to lend items for display. They may be taken to the museum during April. Please label each item with the name of the lender and contact information. Located at 107 Falls Avenue in Granite Falls, the museum is open from noon until 4 p. m. on Saturdays and from 2 until 4 p. m. on Sundays except holiday weekends.

For more information about Dining with the Demons and the GFHS display at the museum, call Jeanne Whisnant at 828-320-3725.


Dining with the Demons and Special Granite Falls High School Exhibit

The Third Annual Dining with the Demons (DWTD) will be held Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Caldwell County Fairgrounds on Hwy 321 in Lenoir from noon until 4 p. m. DWTD is a reunion for all Granite Falls High School students, teachers, and their guests. The event will feature a covered dish luncheon, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, music, displays of GFHS memorabilia, etc. Organizers will post periodic updates on Facebook under Dining with the Demons 2016.

In coordination with Dining with the Demons, the Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum will feature a special exhibit of Granite Falls High School memorabilia during the month of May. The display will include photos, yearbooks, scrapbooks, etc. from the school's 75 year history (1902-1977). The public is invited to lend items for display. They may be taken to the museum during April. Please label each item with the name of the lender and contact information. Located at 107 Falls Avenue in Granite Falls, the museum is open from noon until 4 p. m. on Saturdays and from 2 until 4 p. m. on Sundays except holiday weekends.

For more information about Dining with the Demons and the GFHS display at the museum, call Jeanne Whisnant at 828-320-3725.


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.



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


 

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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.

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