Carthage, the county seat for Moore County, was incorporated in 1776. The name was changed to Fagansville in 1806 in honor of Richardson Fagin for letting the county seat be moved from his house to another tract of land he donated to the county. The name was changed back to Carthage in 1818. The exact reason is unknown, but we've been called Carthage ever since. Read more
about our history.
Public Notice FEMA - Hurricane Matthew Relief
- SPECIAL NOTICE: The Town is working to comply with recent Supreme Court decisions concerning sign regulations. At their October meeting the Board reviewed a proposed ordinance incorporating these changes and have scheduled a Public Hearing for January 17, 2017. Click here for a draft copy of the proposed ordinance. Questions and comments are welcome. Please contact Town Hall at 947-2331.
- Subject: Moore County values your input on
As a Moore County resident, business owner, worker, or
visitor you are likely aware of the importance of transportation within this
growing county. We invite you to participate in a short, 5
minute survey to help identify transportation needs and priorities within the
county. Your anonymous answers will help the Moore County
Transportation Committee plan the county’s transportation system for the next
Please take the survey now at::
Or print a copy of the survey here.
The survey closes January 8, 2017. Thank
you for your participation.
Board Meeting Planning Board Meeting
The Carthage Board of Commissioners regular scheduled meetings are held on the third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
at the McDonald Building located at 207 McReynolds Street in Carthage, unless otherwise noted. Click here for a copy of the Board Meeting schedule
. The meeting scheduled for December 19, 2016 has been cancelled.
The Planning Board has their regular scheduled meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
at the McDonald Building. Applications are being accepted from anyone interested in serving on the Planning Board. Applications may be obtained at the Town Hall or by clicking here.
The Carthage Historical Committee will hold their regular scheduled meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:15 p.m.
at the Museum. The Town of Carthage is accepting applications from anyone interested in serving on the Historical Committee. Applications may be obtained at the Town Hall or by clicking here
The Carthage Appearance Committee will hold their regular scheduled meetings on the second Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m.
at the Town Hall. The Town of Carthage is accepting applications from anyone interested in serving on the Appearance Committee. Applications may be obtained at the Town Hall or by clicking here
. The Appearance Committee will not meet in November and December. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 16, 2017.
Carthage Buggy Festival
Note: If you need to report a street light outage, please call Duke Energy Progress at 800-452-2777, email duke-energy.com/progress or call the Town Hall office. You will need the pole number as well as the location of the outage.
Contact Information: Town of Carthage, 4396 US 15-501 Hwy, Carthage, NC 28327. Phone: 910-947-2331 Fax: 910-947-3079
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