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Mitchell County Schools

Gouge Elementary School

Bowman Middle School

Mitchell High School

Mayland Community College



AMY Regional Library

AMY Regional Library

Bakersville Community Medical Clinic

Bakersville Community
Health Center

Offering low cost medical care based on income, and assistance with the Affordable Care Act.

Mitchell Grown

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Farm Products at
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Mitchell Cooperative Extension

Mitchell Cooperative Extension

Mitchell County Historical Society

Mitchell County Historical Society

Welcome to Bakersville!

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Photo credit: Doug Sudduth

Thank you for visiting with us. We hope that you will come and bring your family soon and browse our unique art galleries, spend a day or two touring nearby artists' studios, attend one of our area festivals or art events, do a little birding, bike along our scenic roads, catch some trout, take a day trip or longer to beautiful Roan Mountain, or just relax along our Creek Walk.

You might want to stay longer when you see our good schools, locally owned and operated restaurants, library, competitively priced real estate, and friendly people. Take a look around, we're pretty sure that you will want to take a look at the Town of Bakersville, North Carolina!

2018 NC Rhododendron Queens

2018 NC Rhododendron Queens

2018 NC Jr. Rhododendron Queen Madelyn Duncan (left) and
NC Rhododendron Queen Anna-Claire Musick (right).

2018 NC Rhododendron Queen's Court

Left to right: Kaylyn Fairchild, 1st Runner-up Junior;
Laura Miller, 1st Runner-up Senior, swimsuit & evening gown winner;
Madelyn Duncan, 2018 Jr. Rhododendron Queen,
and interview, talent & evening gown winner;
Anna-Claire Musick, 2018 Rhododendron Queen, interview & talent winner;
Madisen Evans, Senior congeniality winner;
Olivia McKinney, Junior congeniality winner.


Bakersville Parade of Flags

Bakersville's town-wide display of flags honoring those who have served will line Crimson Laurel Way from Armed Services Day (May 29th) through Independence Day (July 4th).

Sponsor a flag for $25 and your loved one and/or veteran will be honored on a placard at the pole holding your flag. The flag is yours to take home on July 5th.

To purchase a flag, please fill out a flag purchase application and bring it to the Town Hall. Any questions or additional information, please contact Town Hall at 828-688-2113.

Any profits from the sale of the flags will go to the Bakersville Improvement Group (B.I.G.) for town projects and events.

Mica Gallery - Works in White & Black

Mica Gallery

New exhibition at Mica: Works in Black and White - Members and Friends. This show of the freshest works of Mica members will be on exhibit from May 27-July 24.

Mica is a must see destination for those who appreciate the handmade. Stop by, meet an artist, and celebrate spring!

Mica is located at 37 N Mitchell Ave, Bakersville, and is open daily: Mon-Sat: 10-5; Sun: Noon-5. Find us on the web: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram: Call: 828-688-6422.

In Tandem Gallery

In Tandem Gallery

In Tandem Gallery features ceramic artist Shanna Fliegel for the month of May.

Visit the In Tandem website to see a full calendar of upcoming exhibits, featured artists, estate collections, and online galleries.

 In Tandem Gallery is located at 20 N Mitchell Ave, in downtown Bakersville. For more information, contact owner-curator Silvia Ferrari-Palmer at 828-688-6428.





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