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RESOURCES

RELOCATION RESOURCES

Welcome to Catawba County! Moving to a new home involves a lot of details. You have to connect all the utilities, find a doctor, landscaper, pest control company, and even a nearby grocery store. We have gathered links to many of the services you will need to make relocation easier. 

VITAL SERVICE  |  MEDICAL & URGENT CARE  |  HOSPITALS  |  UTILITIES  |  WATER & SEWER  |  MEDIA  |  DRIVERS LICENSE  |  NC LICENSE PLATE/TAG  |  VOTER REGISTRATION  |  SCHOOL REGISTRATION   |  US POST OFFICE  |  MUNICIPAL OFFICES  |  OTHER COUNTY & STATE OFFICES  |  CATAWBA COUNTY OFFICE (MISC.) HIGHER EDUCATION  |  DAYCARE  |

 

VITAL SERVICE

Emergency, Police, Fire, Ambulance or Rescue Units  9-1-1

Catawba County Sheriff  (828) 464-3112

NC Highway Patrol  (828) 466-5500

FBI  (828) 322-8513

SBI  (828) 294-2226

US Marshall (Charlotte)  (704) 344-6234

Animal Control (Hickory)  (828) 324-2060

Animal Control (County)  (828) 464-7686

Catawba County Sheriff  (828) 464-3112

NC Highway Patrol  (828) 466-5500

MEDICAL & URGENT CARE

Poison Control (800) 848-6946

Bowen Primary & Urgent Care (828) 325-0950

Catawba Valley Medical Center (828) 326-3000

Frye Regional Medical Center (828) 325-5000

Frye Care-Unifour Urgent Care/Conover (828) 267-0551

HOSPITALS

Catawba Valley Medical Center  |  820 Fairgrove Church Road, Hickory NC 28602   |  (828) 326-3000  |  www.catawbavalleymc.org

Frye Regional Medical Center  |  420 North Center Street, Hickory NC 28601  |  (828) 315-5000  |  www.fryemedctr.com

UTILITIES

Electricity

Duke Energy  |  800-777-9898  |  www.dukeenergy.com

ElectricCities of NC, Inc.  |  (919) 760-6000  |  www.electricities.com 

Energy United   |  (800) 522-3793  |  www.energyunited.com 

Natural Gas

Piedmont Natural Gas  |  828-322-1613 or 800-752-7504  |  www.piedmontng.com

 

Telephone

AT&T (Claremont, Conover, Maiden, Newton, Sherrills Ford)  |  (800) 767 2355  |  www.att.com 

CenturyLink (Brookford, Catawba, Long View, Hickory, Terrell)  |  (828) 328-0200  |  www.centurylink.com

 

Cable

Charter Communications   |  (828) 322-2288 or 866-472-2200  |  http://www.charter-business.com

 

Internet

AT&T (Claremont, Conover, Maiden, Newton, Sherrills Ford)  |  (800) 767-2355  |  https://www.attinternetservice.com/call/

Charter Communications   |  (828) 322-2288 or 866-472-2200  |  http://www.charter-business.com

CenturyLink (Brookford, Catawba, Long View, Hickory, Terrell)  |  (828) 328-0200  |  www.centurylink.com

North Carolina Wireless  |  (828) 322-1505  |  www.lightleap.com

SANITATION

Garbage Disposal Service (GDS)  |  (828) 256-2158   |  www.republicservicesofnc.com 

WATER & SEWER (See Local Municipalities)

MEDIA

Newspapers

Charlotte Observer  |  800-532-5350  |  www.charlotte.com

FOCUS Newspaper  |  (828) 322-1036  |  www.focusnewspaper.com

Hickory Daily Record  |  (828) 322-4510 or 800-876-8586  |  www.Hickoryrecord.com

Observer News Enterprise  |  (828) 464-0221  |  www.observernewsonline.com

Radio / TV Stations

WFHE-FM 90.3 WFAE-FM 90.7  |  (800) 876-9323  |  www.wfae.org 

WHKY-AM 1290 / WHKY-TV 14  |  (828) 322-5115  |  www.whky.com   

WKVS-FM / KICKS 103.3    |  (828)758-1033  |  www.foothillsradio.com

WNNC-AM 1230 / WAIZ AM 630 / WXRC-FM 95.7 THE RIDE  |  (828) 464-4041  |  www.957theride.com 

WLON-AM 1050 /WCSL-AM 1590/WZGM-AM 1350 &

WGNC-AM 1450/WOHS-AM 730/WADA-AM1390  |  (704) 735-8072  |  www.hrnb.com 

DRIVERS LICENSE

1158 Lenoir-Rhyne Blvd SE - Hickory (828) 326-9126

Hwy 321 South – Newton (828) 466-5516

www.dmv.dot.state.nc.us

LICENSE PLATE/TAG

901 Hwy 321 NW Ste 100, Hickory  |  (828) 328 3783

Catawba Village Shopping Center  |  803 West Conover Blvd  |  (828) 464-6878

www.dmv.dot.state.nc.us 

VOTER REGISTRATION

Voter Registration  |  (828) 465-8440  |  www.catawbacountync.gov

DAYCARE

Children's Resource Center  |  (828) 695-6565  |  https://childrensresourcecenter.org/

SCHOOL REGISTRATION

Catawba County Schools  |  (828) 464-8333  |  www.catawbaschools.net 

Hickory Public Schools  |  (828) 322-2855  |  www.hickoryschools.net  

Newton-Conover Schools  |  (828) 464-3191  |  http://www.newton-conover.org/

US POST OFFICE

Catawba (828) 241-1836

Claremont (828) 459-9698

Conover (828) 464-2073

Hickory (828) 328-5503

Maiden (828) 428-8609

Newton (828) 464-4031

Sherrills Ford (828) 478-2241

Terrell (828) 478-2812

MUNICIPAL OFFICES

Town of Brookford  |  (828) 322-4903  |  1700 South Center Street, Hickory, NC 28601  |  http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/campcatawba/brookford.htm 

Town of Catawba  |  (828) 241-2215  |  PO Box 70, Catawba NC 28609  |  http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/campcatawba/catawba.htm  

Catawba County  |  (828) 465-8200  |  PO Box 389, Newton NC 28658  |  http://www.catawbacountync.gov 

City of Claremont  |  (828) 459-7009  |  PO Box 446, Claremont NC 28610  |  http:// www.cityofclaremont.org

City of Conover  |  (828) 464-1191  |  PO Box 549, Conover NC 28613  |  www.conovernc.gov 

City of Hickory  |  (828) 323-7424  |  PO Box 398, Hickory  NC 28603  |  http://www.ci.hickory.nc.us/ 

Town of Long View  |  (828) 322-3921  |  2404 1st Avenue SW, Hickory NC 28602  |  http://www.ci.longview.nc.us 

Town of Maiden  |  (828) 428-5000  |  PO Box 125, Maiden NC 28650  |  http://www.maidennc.com 

City of Newton  |  (828) 465-7400  |  PO Box 550, Newton NC 28658  |  http://www.newtonnc.gov 

OTHER COUNTY & STATE OFFICES

NC Dept of Revenue  |  877-252 3052  |  1985 Tate Blvd SE Ste 362 (First Plaza Building), Hickory NC 28602  |  www.dor.state.nc.us 

NC Employment Security Commission  |  (828) 466-5535  |  www.ncesc.com 

Small Business Technology & Development Center   |  (828) 345-1115  |  www.SBTDC.org

Economic Development Corporation  |  (828) 267-1564  |  www.catawbaedc.org

Social Security Commission  |  (888) 877-1615  |  www.socialsecurity.gov 

CATAWBA COUNTY OFFICES (MISCELLANEOUS)

Board of Elections  |  (828) 465-8440  |  www.catawbacountync.gov/depts/elect

Building Inspections  |  (828) 465-8399  |  www.catawbacountync.gov/depts/u&e/building.asp

Environmental Health  |  (828) 465-8270  |  www.catawbacountync.gov/phealth/ehmain.asp

Government Center  |  (828) 465-8200  |  www.catawbacountync.gov

Planning & Zoning  |  (828) 465-8380  |  www.catawbacountync.gov/depts/planning

Public Information Officer  |  (828) 465-8464

Tax Office  |  (828) 465-8404  |  www.catawbacountync.gov/depts/tax

Dept of Social Services  |  (828) 695-5600  |   www.catawbacountync.gov/dss

Health Department  |   (828) 695-5800  |  www.catawbacountync.gov/phealth

HIGHER EDUCATION

Appalachian State University  |  PO Box 32100, Boone, NC  28608

(828) 262-2000  |  www.appstate.edu

Catawba Valley Community College  |  2550 US Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC  28602-9699

(828) 327-7000  |  www.cvcc.edu

Gardner-Webb University  |  2760 US-70 SE, Hickory, NC 2860

(828) GWU-GOAL  |  www.gardner-webb.edu/goal

Lenoir-Rhyne University  |  625 7th Ave NE, Hickory NC 28601

(828) 328-1741  |  www.lr.edu 

Western Carolina University  |  138 Cordelia Camp, Cullowhee, NC 28723

(828) 448-3507  |  www.wcu.edu