Department Directory

Animal Shelter
490 Glendale Road
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 357-0805
Fax: (336) 000-0000

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Shelter and release animals through adoption in accordance with state and local regulations.

Board of Elections
945 N. Main Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2190
Fax: (336) 242-2199

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The Davidson County Board of Elections is responsible for the registration of all eligible Davidson County citizens to vote, as well as to conduct fair, non-partisan elections consistent with the General Statutes of the State of North Carolina and the United States of America, as well as procedures and regulations as prescribed by the North Carolina State Board of Elections.

Cooperative Extension
301 E. Center Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2080
Fax: (336) 249-7300

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North Carolina Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. La Extensión Cooperativa de Carolina del Norte se asocia con las comunidades para ofrecer educación y tecnología que enriquecen la vida de los habitantes, la tierra y la economía de Carolina del Norte.

County Attorney
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 236-3084
Fax: (336) 248-8440

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To represent the County of Davidson with integrity and professionalism. To act as in-house legal counsel to the County of Davidson by providing high-quality, expert legal representation to the Board of Commissioners, the County Manager and County departments.

County Manager
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2200
Fax: (336) 248-8440

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The Davidson County Manager's Office is committed to providing timely, thorough, accurate and effective services to the Board of Commissioners, Department Heads and citizens of Davidson County.

Davidson County Historical Museum
2 S. Main Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2035
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The mission of the Davidson County Historical Museum is to preserve, protect, collect and present the material culture of Davidson County through regularly scheduled exhibits, educational programs and activities that foster the understanding of the history and culture of Davidson County and its people.

DavidsonWorks
555-A West Center Street Extension
Lexington, NC  27295

Phone: (336) 242-2065
Fax: (336) 236-7522

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Our vision is to stimulate economic growth by providing a skilled workforce that exceeds business needs for today and tomorrow. Our mission is to provide cutting edge globally competitive workforce development solutions for individuals and business fostering a quality workforce.

Emergency Communications
949 North Main St.
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2132
Fax: (336) 242-1377

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Davidson County 911 Emergency Communication's mission is to serve as the communications link between the citizens and the public safety agencies; accurate identification of the citizen's location and public safety response needs, quick and accurate activation of public safety services; to provide communications support and coordination for all city/county public safety and applicable support agencies. In carring out our mission, we recognize that service is our one and only product and we share a common, ongoing goal to provide it at the most superior level possible in a courteous and professional manner. We also recognize that our strength and success are directly related to the individual and unique contributions of each of us working in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork with our public safety associates both within and outside the Communication Center

Emergency Services
937 N. Main Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2270
Fax: (336) 249-7863

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The Davidson County Department of Emergency Services provides services to the community by preventing and minimizing loss of life, pain, suffering, property, and environmental damage from fires, natural disasters, man-made disasters and medical emergencies. To accomplish this, Davidson County Emergency Services will provide education, prevention, and emergency response. Separated into 3 Divisions (Emergency Medical Services, Fire Marshal’s Office, and Emergency Management), Davidson County Emergency Services has a total of over 120 employees and serves a population of over 162,000 in a 582 square mile area.

Finance
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2020
Fax: (336) 243-7578

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Record all County financial transactions in accordance with applicable policies, laws, and regulations and report on financial activities through the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Health
915 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2300
Fax: (336) 242-2485

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The Davidson County Health Department Mission is to assess, protect and promote the quality of life and health of all people within the county.

Human Resources
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2210
Fax: (336) 236-3210

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To be the proactive and strategic provider of quality professional human resource services for Davidson County government, including; the development and administration of all related policies, employee recruitment, job classification and compensation, benefits administration, regulatory compliance, safety and risk management, employee training and development, public and employee relations.

Information Technology
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2267
Fax: (336) 236-7500

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The mission of the Davidson County Information Technology Department is to offer quality, cost-effective information services to assist County departments in fulfilling their responsibilities to provide services to the public.

Inspections
912 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2230
Fax: (336) 249-9703

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Construction of safer buildings through code enforcement. The Davidson County Inspections Department is authorized by the North Carolina General Statutes to enforce the North Carolina State Building Code. Our primary function is to accept plans for review and issuance of building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits. We also issue permits for modular and manufactured homes as well as demolitions, signs, renovations and swimming pools. We are responsible for the enforcement of North Carolina State Technical Codes for the compliance of all structures within the county.

Integrated Solid Waste
1242 Old US Hwy 29
Thomasville, NC  27360

Phone: (336) 224-5376
Fax: (336) 224-0491

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Our mission is to ensure management of solid waste that prevents adverse impacts on the environment and public health. We strive to be the environmental leader through continual operational improvements, technical development and resource efficiency. Through this commitment we can strengthen our operations and nurture environmental improvements in the communities of Davidson County.

Library
602 S. Main Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2040
Fax: (336) 249-8161

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To promote the communication of ideas enlightened citizenship and enriched personal lives through access to educational and recreational materials in print and non-print as well as electronic format. The system's libraries and museum will serve as a center of reliable information and support educational, civic, and cultural activities of the community.

Parks and Recreation
555-D West Center Street Extension
Lexington, NC  27295

Phone: (336) 242-2285
Fax: (336) 236-7530

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To improve the quality of life to the citizens of Davidson County by advocating and promoting parks, athletic activities, non-athletic recreation activities, recreation area/facilities, and opportunities leisure time activities.

Planning and Zoning
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2220
Fax: (336) 242-2222

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Carry out a comprehensive planning program designed to promote and maintain the orderly physical growth and development of Davidson County.

Public Works and Services
925 N. Main Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2923
Fax: (336)249-4178

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Establish Davidson County Public Works & Services as an essential department in the County by maintaining county facilities and sewer infrastructure.

Purchasing
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2030
Fax: (336) 249-4178

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Your business services resource!

Register of Deeds
203 West 2nd Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2150
Fax: (336) 238-2318

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Our goal as Register of Deeds is to fully serve the public to the best of our skills and ability and to record and preserve the records of our county in a manner provided by North Carolina General Statutes.

Senior Services
555-B West Center Street Extension
Lexington, NC  27295

Phone: (336) 242-2290
Fax: (336) 236-7515

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Our mission is to support, assist, and advocate for older and disabled adults and their families by offering an evolving array of programs and services to meet their present and future needs regarding their well-being, independence, involvement in their community, and the ability for them to remain in their own home.

Sheriff
110 W Center St.
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2100
Fax: (336) 249-6968

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The mission of the Davidson County Sheriff's Office is to maintain social order and provide professional law enforcement services to citizens in the community, within prescribed ethical, budgetary, and Constitutional constraints. This Department strives to enforce the law and maintain order in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing the need for justice, and consistent appearance of justice. The Sheriff recognizes that no law enforcement agency can operate at it's maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves. This Department actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit the opportunities for crime and to assist in bringing to justice those that break the law.

Social Services
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2500
Fax: (336) 249-7588

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The Davidson County Department of Social Services is dedicated to providing opportunities, which assure personal dignity and self-sufficiency for all citizens. We assist individuals and families in reaching these goals through economic support programs, which ensure that food, shelter, medical care and other basic needs are met. Social work services promote self-determination, enhance family functioning and protect children and disabled adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation. We advocate for services that improve the quality of life for individuals and families, affirm each individual’s worth, and encourage personal responsibility in decision-making. We believe that in helping others, we create a stronger community for everyone.

Soil and Water
301 E. Center Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2075
Fax: (336) 242-2982

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The mission of the Davidson Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide technical and informational assistance for the conservation of our natural resources.

Tax Assessor
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2160
Fax: (336) 243-2894

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The mission of the Davidson County Tax Office is to fairly and effectively administer the tax laws governing our county and to instill the highest degree of public confidence in our integrity and reliability by providing prompt, accurate and courteous service while promoting compliance with state and local tax laws.

Transportation
945 N. Main Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2250
Fax: (336) 242-2964

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To service the transportation needs of the County of Davidson by providing Safe, Efficient, and Affordable transit service to the participating Human Service Agencies as well as the general public of Davidson County.

Veterans
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC  27292

Phone: (336) 242-2037
Fax: (336) 242-2972

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Our mission is to assist all veterans, their spouse's and family members to apply for VA benefits. We strive to help veterans to apply for VA benefits that they are eligible for such as disability, medical, educational, burial, scholarships for their children and widow's benefits. Our goal is to help all veterans. We feel that our veterans defend our country and our constitution, therefore, they are the reason we have our freedom and we are so blessed to have such worthy men and women. Our mission is to help to make life more easier for them when they return and to be able to have a more productive life. We are honored to assist them and their family members in anyway that we can!